Side Kick Plank

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.

Step by step instructions

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Exercise Steps 1


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.

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Exercise Steps 2


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.

Mistakes and Tips

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

Advanced Variations