Plank on the knees helps to strengthen the body, preparing it for full plank pose. It is often recommended as a modification for plank pose, as it is easier on the wrists and can be performed with less muscular effort.
Other benefits of plank on the knees include:
- Strengthens the arms, shoulders and back
- Tones the muscles of the core
- Lengthens the spine
- Builds mental discipline and control
Plank on the knees can be held for five breaths or more, helping the body to build strength over time.