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Side Plank, Beginner

Picture of how to do the beginner side-plank exercise
  1. Lie on your side with your knees bent, and prop your upper body up on your elbow.
  2. Raise your hips off the floor, and hold for 6 seconds.
  3. Rest for 10 seconds.
  4. Repeat 3 to 5 times.
By Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy
Last Revised February 15, 2012

Last Revised: February 15, 2012

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy

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