Side plank with rotation, the exercise that strengthens the back, improves posture and tightens the abs

Tamara Villa

You have to try it: the side plank with rotation is an easy variant and for
beginners that tones the muscles located throughout your torso, thighs, hips, arms, core, and spine, as well as helping you
Burn calories. And all, for a few minutes of work. if you want to build
stronger abs and obliquesadd this side plank variation to your workout routine.

The rotating side plank exercise, also known as
iron twistit’s a great
body weight work that helps you develop your core strength and stability. Combine the
standard side plate with a
rotation in a single movement that will challenge your balance, tone your waist and strengthen your core.

Work your entire body by combining all the
basic actions what do you get from one
traditional griddle with a little extra love for your
shoulders and
hips. Your obliques are doubly involved in this exercise. It can even help improve spinal mobility.

What muscles do you work in the side plank with rotation?

The main areas involved are
obliques and the
backincluding the erector spinae,
abdominal rect and the
transverse abdominis. Additionally, the movement uses the serratus anterior, trapezius, rhomboids, upper body shoulder muscles, as well as the
gluteus maximus and the
hip flexors of the lower body.

Women doing side planks/PEXELS

The rotation table activates the deep abdominal muscles and helps to
tighten and shrink the waist. This exercise can help you
improve balance,
increase his
endurance and
increase the
core force. To optimize these benefits, you need to make sure you’re doing the exercise with proper technique.

core of the body
it is conditioned by rotating side plates. When the muscles on both sides of the body are equally developed, the result is a
better posture,
more spine support and
less lower back pain. Plus, you burn calories and fat by combining strength with cardiovascular exercise.

How to do side plank with rotation

To perform side plank with rotation you must know the technique well. Get into a position of
side plank lying on your right side on the floor with the left foot resting on the right foot and the
left arm raised directly above you so that it is perpendicular to the ground.

Raise your body by placing your
right forearm flat on the floor so that it is perpendicular to your torso and
raises the torso until your right upper arm is straight below you, with your elbow bent 90 degrees and your forearm flat on the floor. In this position, only your right forearm and the outside of your right foot are in contact with the floor. Arrives with the
right hand to under and behind your torso, keeping your abs tight, and then repeat on the left side. beam of
8 to 12 repetitions to complete a series.

Woman doing side planks/PEXELS

As you perform planks with rotations,
squeeze consciously your
lower abs,
flattening muscles and forcing them to
align better. For the best starting position, get into a push-up position with your arms straight and shoulder-width apart. keep your
Straight back. Your feet should be beyond hip-width apart.

Tips for better plank technique with rotations

The most important aspect of this exercise is
maintain proper alignment. Warm up by doing a full-body stretch, such as jogging or jumping rope. try
turn as much as you can. The goal is to do it until the chest is parallel to the ground.

Prevent your c
sides sink during the exercise and keep your body in a straight line when doing this exercise. Your
ABS and
buttocks they must be
contracted throughout the movement. It is one of the secrets to achieve a perfect technique during this wonderful exercise.