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The Long-Lever Posterior-Tilt Plank

Schoenfeld, Brad J. MSc, CSCS, CSPS, NSCA-CPT1; Contreras, Bret M. MA, CSCS2

Section Editor(s): Dawes, Jay PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA

Strength & Conditioning Journal: June 2013 - Volume 35 - Issue 3 - p 98–99
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e31828226d5
Exercise Technique

ABSTRACT : THE LONG-LEVER POSTERIOR-TILT PLANK IS AN ADVANCED VERSION OF THE TRADITIONAL PRONE PLANK DESIGNED TO IMPOSE A GREATER STIMULUS ON THE CORE MUSCULATURE AND THUS PROVIDE BETTER UTILITY FOR THOSE WHO ARE WELL TRAINED.

1Department of Health Sciences, Lehman College, Bronx, New York

2AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand

The Exercise Technique Column provides detailed explanations of proper exercise technique to optimize performance and safety.

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COLUMN EDITOR: Jay Dawes, PhD, CSCS*D, NSCA-CPT*D, FNSCA

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

Brad J. Schoenfeld is a lecturer in the exercise science program at City University of New York, Lehman College and is pursuing his PhD at Rocky Mountain University.

Bret M. Contreras is a Strength and Conditioning Coach in Phoenix, Arizona and is currently pursuing his PhD in Sports Science at AUT University.

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