August exercise of the month: Side Plank

This month’s exercise will keep you on edge-with modifications for advanced planking! Check out the video and how-to below for side plank:

Set Up:
Side lying
Legs straight
Elbow bent weight resting on forearm
Free arm reaching forward
Move:
Inhale: Contract abdominals
Exhale: Press forearm into floor and lift hips
Inhale: Raise arm towards ceiling
Exhale: Lower arm and return hips to the floor
Modifications:
  • Perform arm circles with free arm
  • Abduct top leg

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