Home Exercise – Beginner Side Plank Variation

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How to perform this exercise:

  • Start on the floor and come on to one side
  • Tuck both knees in and come onto your elbow
  • Ensure the elbow is directly under the shoulder
  • Initiate the exercise by coming onto the outer aspect of the bottom knee
  • As you lift the body up, kick the top leg straight in line with the hip

Variations:

  1. Hand on the floor
  2. Hand on the hip
  3. Hand twisting and reaching directly up

Option: Use a cushion for the knee

Remember:

  • Try to keep the head facing forward or to the hand, if doing the twisting variation
  • Avoid letting the hips or shoulder drop at the top of the exercise

 

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