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What Happens When You Include Planks In Your Daily Exercises The plank, a popular ab exercise, has roots as far back as the 1920s when Joseph Pilates introduced the leg pull front to his base of followers. However, the plank's true rise to fame as a go-to core-strengthening movement didn't really gain steam until the early 2000s. By 2014, major national fitness organizations, like the American Council on Exercise, were singing the plank's praises as a legitimate ab-strengthening replacement for crunches and sit-ups. So of course, with the exercise's popularity also came corresponding challenges, like the 30-day plank challenge. The...

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