Turn it up a level and learn how-to do an 8-point plank with these tips and techniques taught by Strength Coach and Olympian Jessica Taylor. This isn't your usual plank challenge; It's called an 8-Point Plank because there are eight points of contact on the ground. You'll activate several muscles throughout the body to keep an active hold while focusing on pulling your ribcage towards your pelvis. Jessica will also show you different ways you can ease in and out of an 8-point plank to avoid any cramps or tension. Learn more and follow along by watching Jessica Taylor's How-To.
Jessica Taylor is an Olympic weightlifter and Group Functional Fitness Coach. Her certifications include Precision Nutrition Level 1, GGS Pre- Postnatal Coaching Specialist, Eleiko Certified Strength Coach, and CF-L2 Trainer. She utilizes her 10 years of teaching experience to effectively coach individuals in overall lifestyle design. Through extensive research skills from her MS in social sciences, Jessica stays up to date on the latest research around health, fitness, nutrition, mindset, and beyond. She has over 6 years experience training and competing in Olympic lifting, working with some of the top coaches and athletes in the US and abroad. Her current work as a group functional fitness coach has allowed her to gain experience working with people of all ages and abilities, including those with significant movement limitations.