Reps: 30 Seconds Each Side
- Begin by lying on your side and bringing your right elbow to directly under your right shoulder. Stagger your feet so your left foot is just in front your right one. Engage your core, press your right elbow in into mat, and rise into side plank.
- Reach your left arm up toward the ceiling, which will help you lift your waist.
- Hold for 30 seconds, and work up to holding the position for one minute. Repeat on the other side to complete a set.
Side planks are a prime way to tone arms and (bonus!) a great way to whittle your waist. To do a side plank on your elbow: