Side Hover or Plank

PURPOSE
» Strengthen the upper body, core and postural muscles.

STARTING POSITION
Set the loops 12 to 18 inches from the floor. Lie sideways on the floor and place the top foot in the forward loop and the bottom foot in the back loop. Place the forearm on the floor for a Side Hover with the elbow under the shoulder or place the hand under the shoulder for Side Plank.

MOVEMENT SEQUENCE
Lift the knees and lengthen the legs into Side Hover or Plank. Lower with control to the starting position.

MAKE IT HARDER
Place both feet in a one loop to add a level of difficulty.

MAKE IT EASIER
Separate the legs to increase the base of support and make it easier.

VARIATIONS
Side Plank Crunch - From the Side Hover or the Side Plank position, draw the knees in toward the chest. Lengthen the legs to return to the starting position.