Lateral Plank Walk

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Lateral Plank Walk

The lateral plank walk exercise should begin with a good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the lateral plank walk.

Beginning

Beginning Lateral Plank Walk

1. Push yourself to the top of the push-up with your arms directly beneath your shoulders. Activate and flex your core muscles.

2. Lift and move your left arm one-half to one foot to the left. Step out one-half to one foot with your left foot.

3. Make a movement with your right hand, bringing it closer to your body. Take your left foot and bring it closer to your torso. Your palms should be in line with your shoulders at this stage.

Movement

Lateral Plank Walk Movement

1. Start in a push up position keeping your body straight.

2. Using your left arm and leg, slide them to the left of you, and the following with your right arm and leg.

3. Keeping in the pushup position the entire time, you will be moving side to side in the push up position.

Benefits

Lateral Plank Walk Benefits

Your core, as well as your upper and lower body muscle groups, will be strengthened by walking sideways with your plank.

Exercise Alias

Lateral Plank Crawl.

AS FEATURED IN

Fitness Magazine eHow About Los Angeles Times
2021 © Changing Shape - All rights reserved.