The plank pose has several benefits, including:
- Strengthening the core muscles: Plank pose engages the muscles in the abdominal, back, and chest, helping to improve overall core strength.
- Improving posture: By strengthening the core, this pose can also improve posture and reduce lower back pain.
- Improving balance: The plank pose requires stability, which helps to improve balance and stability in other yoga poses and daily activities.
- Improving upper body strength: Plank pose also works the muscles in the arms, shoulders, and upper back, improving upper body strength.
- Stress relief: Holding the plank pose can help to reduce stress and calm the mind, making it a beneficial pose for stress management and relaxation.