Upward Plank Pose

Upward Plank Pose – Yoga for Martial Arts

This page provides details for the Upward Plank Pose. This Yoga pose is an isometric exercise used by martial arts students in order to increase their core strength as well as their arm, chest and shoulder strength. This is an upside down version of the well-known Plank core exercise.

All stretches and exercises should be supervised by a trained instructor in order to prevent injuries and to ensure the proper technique is utilized. For additional martial arts stretches targeting other areas of the body, please visit the main Martial Arts Stretches or Yoga for Martial Arts sections.

Instructional Video for the Yoga Upward Plank Pose