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Fitness Tips: Women, it’s time to work the plank

Craig Press staff report

Woman planking at the gym.

If you want to have better balance, flexibility and strength then the 30-day plank challenge might be for you.

"Planking is one of the best exercises to do for strengthening your core," according to fitnessgoals.com. "It engages multiple muscle groups simultaneously on both the anterior — front side of body — and posterior — back side of body. It will not only strengthen your belly, but will also strengthen your lower back and reduce back pain."

The site has developed a 30-day challenge workout just for women. Learn how to plank perfectly, then take the challenge at

fitnessgoals.com/30-day-plank-challenge-exercise-workout