Plank Arm Lifts

Plank Arm Lifts


This exercise involves starting in a plank position and lifting one arm off the ground, holding it for a few seconds before lowering it back down and repeating with the other arm. It helps to strengthen the core and upper body muscles.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Plank Arm Lifts Instructions

  1. Start in a plank position with your forearms on the ground and your body in a straight line from head to heels.
  2. Engage your core and lift your right arm off the ground, extending it straight out in front of you.
  3. Hold for a few seconds, then lower your right arm back down to the ground.
  4. Repeat with your left arm, lifting it off the ground and holding for a few seconds before lowering it back down.
  5. Continue alternating arms for the desired number of repetitions or time.

Plank Arm Lifts Form & Visual

Plank Arm Lifts

Plank Arm Lifts Benefits

  • Strengthens the core muscles
  • Improves posture and balance
  • Tones the arms and shoulders
  • Increases overall body stability
  • Helps prevent lower back pain

Plank Arm Lifts Muscles Worked

  • Rectus abdominis
  • Transverse abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Erector spinae
  • Shoulder stabilizers
  • Triceps

Plank Arm Lifts Variations & Alternatives

  • Plank with leg lifts
  • Side plank with arm lift
  • Plank with alternating arm and leg lifts
  • Plank with shoulder taps
  • Plank with hip dips