Side Planks

Side Planks

How to do side planks properly, with perfect form and technique! The best bodyweight oblique exercise for a strong core, abs, and abdominals!

Purpose:

  • Build Core Stabilization
  • Increase Oblique Strength

Prime Movers:

  1. Abdominal Complex (Obliques, Abs, Transverse Abdominis, Spinal Erectors)
  2. Glutes (Hips)

How To Side Plank Properly

How To Do A Side Plank

  • Laying to one side, place your forearm on the ground just below your shoulder.
  • Extend both legs so that your body forms one straight line from your head to heels.
  • While flexing your glutes and bracing your entire core, raise your hips off the floor to start, the plank.
  • Keep your core braced as you breathe normally and hold for time. Make sure to keep your glutes and obliques flexed hard.

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