Side Plank Leg Raises

Exercise / Abs

How To Side Plank Leg Raises

 

Side Plank Leg Raises Benefits

 

  • A Side plank leg lifts is a simple, but effective core exercise that helps you build stability and strength throughout your entire body.
  • Side plank leg lifts develop your core, obliques, legs, hips and shoulders. It is also a body exercise that supports endurance and strength gains.
  • The side plank leg lift works more than 40 percent of the upper and lower back muscles. In this exercise core muscles isometrically contract to protect your lumbar spine from rotating and bending forces. Keeping this muscles strong can help reduce your risk of a back injury.

 

Muscles Worked in the Side Plank Leg Raises

Target - Obliques
Gluteus Maximus
Hip Flexors
Psoas major
Tensor Fasciae Latae
Quadratus lumborum
Hamstrings
Hip Adductors
Latissimus dorsi
Levator Scapulae
Pectineus
Shoulders
Pectoralis major
Pectoralis minor
Iliocastalis thoracis
Gracilis
muscle worked in the side plank leg raises