How to: Side Bridge
Primary Muscles Used:Abs, Obliques
Exercise Families:Trunk Rotation
- Start by lying lengthways along a yoga mat. Place your left forearm firmly on the floor, ensuring that your elbow is directly below your shoulder and that your forearm is parallel to (in line with) the short edge of your mat. Extend both legs and, using your obliques, gently raise your hips off the mat. Position your feet one on top of each other or place your left foot on the mat in front of your right — whichever is most comfortable. Hold this position for half of the specified amount of time, before completing the remaining time on the other side.
Alternative Exercises for Obliques
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