How To Do a Side Plank

In this video, we have special guest star Jenny de Miranda of BoHo Wellness here to break down step by step how to do a side plank properly and efficiently to get all the benefits from the exercise.

Woman doing a side plank.

The side plank is a great exercise to practice if you’re looking to change up your planking routine and want a little more of a challenge.

The side plank is an isometric exercise that improves core strength which will help with posture and overall stability. Being a compound exercise, learning how to do a side plank and perfecting your form will benefit not only your core, but also your legs, glutes, and arms.

How To Do a Side Plank

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Step 1: Start on your side, stacked knees bent and hand placed directly under your shoulder, fingers facing either forward or to the side.

Step 2: With knees stacked, lift your bottom hip off the floor and reach your top hand to the ceiling.

Step 3: For more of a challenge, straighten out your legs, holding your body in one long line.

About Jenny

Jenny is the owner of BoHo Wellness and teaches Boot Camps, Step Classes, H.I.I.T. Classes and personal training. Check her out on Instagram and Facebook.

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