Side Plank Leg Raise
Side Plank Leg Raise Instructions
- Start in a side plank position with your elbow on the ground and your feet stacked on top of each other.
- Engage your core and lift your hips off the ground, creating a straight line from your head to your feet.
- Once you are stable in the side plank position, lift your top leg up towards the ceiling while keeping your hips lifted.
- Lower your leg back down to the starting position and repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
- Switch sides and repeat the exercise on the other side.
Side Plank Leg Raise Form & Visual
Side Plank Leg Raise Benefits
- Strengthens the core muscles
- Improves balance and stability
- Targets the oblique muscles
- Increases upper body strength
- Improves posture
- Can help prevent lower back pain
Side Plank Leg Raise Muscles Worked
- Hip abductors
Side Plank Leg Raise Variations & Alternatives
- Side plank with hip dip
- Side plank with knee tuck
- Side plank with arm reach
- Side plank with oblique crunch
- Side plank with leg lift and hold