Side Plank

Abs

Preparation

Have a carpet/exercise mat/ soft ground to lie flat on.

Workout Step

  • Step-1
    Lie on your right side, legs extended and stacked from hip to feet
  • Step-2
    The elbow of your right arm is directly under your shoulder
  • Step-3
    Ensure your head is directly in line with your spine
  • Step-4
    Your left arm can be aligned along the left side of your body
  • Step-5
    Engage your abdominal muscles, drawing your navel toward your spine
  • Step-6
    Lift your hips and knees from the mat while exhaling
  • Step-7
    Your torso is straight in line with no sagging or bending
  • Step-8
    Hold the position
  • Step-9
    After several breaths, inhale and return to the starting position
  • Step-10
    The goal should be to hold for 60 seconds
  • Step-11
    Change sides and repeat.