Side planks are a terrific option to strengthen your core and back. Watch more Ask Doctor Jo videos featuring full routines for common injuries and syndromes at
To perform side planks:
1. Lie down in your side and check out to maintain your body in a straight line while propping up in your elbow. Position your elbow so it’s directly below your shoulder.
2. Raise your hips up off the bottom in order that they are in alignment along with your body, and hold.
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