Side Plank

Exercise / Abs

How to Side Plank

Side Plank

Side Plank Benefits


  • Side plank are an effective core strengthening workout. It can help you strengthen and develop both upper and lower body muscles.
  • Being a multi-functional movement, this exercise targets not only your abdominal muscles but also the spine and buttocks. Plank strengthens and tightens your entire body, improves your posture and balance, reduces body fat and can help speed up your metabolism.


Muscles Worked in The Side Plank

Target - Obliques
Stabilizers - Rectus Abdominis
Stabilizers - Adductors, Hip
Stabilizers - Latissimus dorsi
Stabilizers - Levator Scapulae
Stabilizers - Iliopsoas
Stabilizers - Quadriceps
Stabilizers - Tensor Fasciae Latae
Stabilizers - Sartorius
Stabilizers - Pectoralis major
Stabilizers - Serratus Anterior
Antagonist Stabilizers - Erector Spinae
Antagonist Stabilizers - Trapezius
Antagonist Stabilizers - Rhomboids
side plank muscles worked