Side Plank Hip Lifts With Modified Abduction

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Side Plank Hip Lifts With Modified Abduction

Each side plank hip lift with modified abduction should begin with 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 this side plank hip lift with modified abduction.

Beginning

Beginning Side Plank Hip Lifts

1. Maintain good posture throughout the exercise with shoulder blades back and down, good stability through the abdominal complex, and neutral spine angles.

2. Keep the belly tight by drawing the belly button towards the spine. Then, contract the pelvic floor by tightening the same muscles that are commonly used to stop the flow of urine.

Movement

Side Plank Hip Lifts Movement

1. Lower yourself from a sitting position such that your weight is supported on your hip and the side of your thigh closest to the floor. This leg should be slightly bent to assist with safe and accurate alignment. On the same side, your weight should be supported by the forearm. 

2. Keep your upper hip and shoulder precisely over your lower hip and shoulder to maintain appropriate form and alignment. Make use of your abs. You can rest your top arm at your side or place your hand on your hip.

Benefits

Side Plank Hip Lifts Benefits

Strengthens three muscle groups at the same time.

It safeguards your spine.

It strengthens your core without putting strain on your back.

Enhances your balance.

Reduces your chances of suffering a back injury.


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