You will find this variation of plank in Mckenzie methods, yoga, ayurveda and other various asian medicines. This method is used to solve back pain, heal damaged intervertebral discs, cervical spine pain, tingling in typical neurological zones and in other cases as well. Thanks to this exercise the intensity of pain is relieved, nerve irritation is moved from limbs towards the spine which results in increased movement range.
Goal of the exercise:
- Relief from back pain
- Abdominal muscle stretch
- Tension relief in overloaded muscles of the upper body