Athlete places one palm and feet on the ground, holding their body in a side plank position.
How to do a Side Plank
Stance: Hand under shoulder, and the outside of the bottom foot on ground supporting weight, body on a plane
- Hold position keeping body on a plane (don’t let hips sink) throughout movement
Side Planks are Great For
The Side Plank is a core exercise that is great for strengthening and stabilizing your mid-section. The key to the movement is holding your body on a plane by tightening your core muscles and not allowing your hips to sink.