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.
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.
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