Exercise Guide

Side Plank With Rotation

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Rectus Abdominis, Obliques
Lower Back, Deltoids, Quadriceps, Glutes
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required:Nothing
optional:Fitness Mat
level:Hard
type:Strength - isometric
Variations available (5)
Starting PositionExecution

General and Specifics

Starting Position

  • bring your body into the Side Plank
  • lay your body on a fitness mat or the ground with one side
  • your lower arm supports you
  • the elbow is right below the shoulder
  • stretch out the opposite arm vertically up
  • brace the abs and lift your hip, so that your body is in a line

Correct Execution

  • hold the hip up
  • bend the upper arm while you turn in the upper body and guide the hand below your body
  • hold it for a moment
  • afterwards, bring the arm and body back into the starting position
  • do several reps

tip for the workout

  • ease the exercise up by doing it on knees
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