Are you always doing planks while trying to get better abs? If so, this is very common. Many men think that planks alone are going to give them better abs. The truth is that while planks work for building ab muscles, they can get boring. If you are getting bored with the exercises you are doing, you are likely to quit doing them. If you stop working out with planks, you aren’t going to build abs if that is the only think you are doing. When you get tired of planks, you can stand for better abs. There are numerous ab exercises you can do while standing up.