Strengthen your core and tone your abdominals with this side plank variation.


Side plank reach - IMAGE - Women's Health and Fitness

How to

Position on your side, elevated with your elbow on the ground below your shoulder, form a straight line from head to toe. Position feet parallel, one on top of the other.

Move to side plank reach by reaching straight up with your top arm and leg. Perform 10 reaches per side, holding at the top and coming back down to the a side plank.

NEXT: Browse more abdominal exercises or try a Crunch and reach exercise.

Words and workout by Holly Barker, images by James Patrick