Exercise Tutorial: Side Plank

The side plank works muscles we don't often use. You will feel it in your shoulder, obliques, and serratus anterior muscle.

Posted on August 24, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Side Plank

  • Turn core muscles on, lying sideways on your left or right hip
  • Lift up your body and balance with your forearm and your feet on the ground
  • Hold core tight and raise arm to make more difficult. Hold for as long as possible
  • Test yourself by doing it weekly, timing yourself. Try to beat your times until you can hold it for a minute both sides

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