Extended Side Plank
How to: Extended Side Plank
Primary Muscles Used:Abs, Obliques
Exercise Families:Trunk Rotation
- Start by lying lengthways on your left side 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. Bending your left knee, extend and elevate your right leg to hip height, ensuring your torso is in a straight line. Gently draw your ribs to your hips to engage your core and using your obliques, gently raise your hips off the mat and extend your right arm above your head. Hold this position for the specified amount of time, breathing deeply throughout.
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