Side Plank with Feet on Bench

The side plank with feet on bench is a progression from a normal side plank that targets the core, with an emphasis on the obliques. Performing with feet elevated also increases the resistance on the shoulders and triceps.


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    Lie on the floor, place one elbow underneath you, and stack your feet on a bench so that your body is facing one side.
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    Raise your hips off the ground so that your body forms a straight line from your ankles to shoulders. Brace your core and hold this position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Don't allow your hips to drop. Maintain a straight line from your head to toes.
  • Squeeze your glutes and your abs to keep your body stable.
  • Don't let your shoulders roll forward. Keep your chest up and shoulders back.