Side Kick Plank

  • Skill Level Beginner
  • Type Strength Training
  • Equipment No Equipment
  • Body parts Back, Glutes, Hamstrings, Obliques

The side kick plank is a multi-joint exercise that increases strength and stability throughout the entire core and lower body. The side kick emphasizes developing the obliques while also improving hip mobility.

Instructions

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    Lie on your side, positioning yourself on one forearm with your legs stacked and knees bent to 90 degrees. Make a fist with your top hand, extending your arm in front of your face.
  2. Side Kick Plank
    Brace your core and your lift hips to form a straight line from your shoulders to your knees. Kick your top leg straight out. Pause, then return to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Make sure you bring your hips forward during the kick.

Advanced variations