Side Plank, Beginner

 Picture of how to do the beginner side-plank exercise
  1. Lie on your side with your knees bent, and prop your upper body up on your elbow.
  2. Raise your hips off the floor, and hold for 6 seconds.
  3. Rest for 10 seconds.
  4. Repeat 3 to 5 times.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJoan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy

Current as ofMarch 21, 2017

Current as of: March 21, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy