How to Do Kneeling Side Plank: Muscles Worked & Proper Form

Kneeling side plank exercise technique

Muscles Worked in the Kneeling Side Plank

Muscles worked in the kneeling side plank

Primary muscles worked:

Secondary muscles worked:

How to Do the Kneeling Side Plank

  1. Stand on your side, leaning against one elbow and your knee.
  2. Brace your core and try to form and hold a straight line from your head to knees.


The kneeling side plank is a bodyweight exercise to strengthen your obliques. By kneeling, the exercise becomes easier than the regular side plank, in which you stand on your feet.

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