Dr. Booker breaks down this exercise into three phases:
- the Bent Leg Side Bridge
- the Straight Leg Side Bridge
- …and the Straight Leg Side Bride with Rotation
Perhaps the most well-rounded spinal stabilizing exercise, the side plank has been widely studied by the top spinal biomechanical experts in the world. This one movement trains all of the primary stabilizers of the abdominal wall, and can be modified to be more challenging to even the most athletic individual.