Plyometric Side Plank

The plyometric side plank is a dynamic exercise that increases full body power and core strength. The exercise also increases hip mobility and stability throughout the lower back.

Step by step instructions

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Exercise Steps 1


Lie on one side with your legs completely straight. Prop your body up on your elbow and forearm so that your body forms a straight line from your shoulders to your ankles.

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Exercise Steps 2


Raise your top leg and move it forward and backward, making sure not to let your hips sag. Return to the starting position.

Mistakes and Tips

  1. Do not allow your back to round.
  2. Do not allow your hips to sag throughout the duration of exercise.
  3. Squeeze your abs and glutes throughout the movement to provide more stability.

Advanced Variations