Side Plank

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Side plank

 

Move Targets: Obliques


Step-By-Step:

Step 1: Lie on your left side with your right leg stacked on top of your left leg. Prop your upper body up on your left arm, keeping your hand directly below your shoulder. Keep your core tight and contracted.

Step 2: Lift your hips up until your body forms a straight line from your ankles to your shoulders.

Step 3:  That's one set. Complete one set on your left side for 30 seconds.Turn around so that you're lying on your right side and repeat for 30 seconds.


Modification (Beginner):  Drop to your elbow, pushing off your forearm and use your leg closest to the ground as a kickstand for additional support. 


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