Beach Body Side Plank

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The beach body side plank is a beginner level core conditioning exercise that is suitable for all fitness levels.

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Picture of Obliques

Obliques

Many people put a lot of focus on working their abs but forget their surrounding neighbors; the oblique muscles. Obliques serve as stabilizers, and are used in almost every physical activity. Exercising your obliques should be a very important part of your workout program.

Exercise Instructions


beach body side plank - step 1

Step 1

Start in a side plank position with your elbow tucked under your shoulder and your feet stacked.

beach body side plank - step 2

Step 2

Try to maintain a straight line from your shoulder to your ankle taking all of your body weight on the underside of your obliques.

beach body side plank - step 3

Step 3

Maintain the position for the recommended amount of time or until you can no longer maintain proper form.