Exercise Guide

Straight Arm Plank With Side Hip Abduction

Hamstrings, Abductors
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optional:Fitness Mat, Resistance Band, Weight Cuffs
Variations available (3)
Starting PositionExecution
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution (Alternative)

Starting Position

  • go on all fours
  • contract the abs
  • keep the back straight and the head in extension to the spine
  • look to the ground

Correct Execution

  • lift one leg to the side, without turning the body or the hip
  • try to lift it to hip-height
  • the leg remains in its 90 degree angle
  • avoid a hollow-back
  • repeat this fitness exercise several times with one leg without touching the ground
  • come back to the starting position
  • switch the legs and repeat this fitness exercise with the same number of repetitions to guarantee a consistent workout

tip for the workout

  • to impede glute workout, you can put weight cuffs on your ankles or a resistance band around your knees
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