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TheActiveTimes.com: 4 Worthless Exercises You Probably Do

Your Upgrade: The Plank

Not only does the plank require more muscle activation in the obliques than the traditional crunch, according to research, but researchers have also found that practicing this position can actually help lower the risk of developing lower back pain later in life, according to Matthews. Why? “The plank targets your abdominal muscles, helps to build muscular endurance and spares your spine in the process,” she says.

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