…ify it so you’re resting on your forearms. Just make sure you don’t hunch or strain your shoulders. Your goal is to maintain proper form (don’t crane your neck or let your hips sag) while holding up your own body weight. “The hardest part about planking is committing — holding still until the end,” says Kaiser.
And remember to keep breathing — otherwise, you’ll find it difficult to make three minutes :) The more muscles that you can relax the less energy you will burn, and the easier you will breathe.
Once you meet the challenge, you can try the “king of squats”.