Side Plank Position

side plank position

Technique

Start laying on your side, place one forearm and elbow in ground, straight beneath your shoulder. Lift up to straight body from head to parallel knees or toes. Tighten abs and glutes to hold up your body. Focus on lifting with obliques on side nearest ground.

Tips

Practice technique in front of a mirror. Imagine your body in the same posture as standing up.

Alternatives

Lift upper leg to make the exercise more challenging, maintain the position.

More info

Works mainly the core, abs, glutes, hips and back.

Video

Caroline Nilsson is your personal trainer showing you how to perform Side Plank Position.

This exercise is 1 of 36 exercises that are included in the app Poworkout Trim & Tone.

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