Kneeling Side Plank

Kneeling side plank exercise technique

Muscles Worked

Muscles worked by kneeling side plank




  • Stand on your side, leaning against one elbow and your knee.
  • 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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