Stabilize your core with a side bridge

This exercise is a side bridge for the abdominal oblique muscles. It is a great exercise to do for abdominal strength. Here, Chiropractor Andrew Moulton has Chad demonstrate how to correctly perform a side bridge:

Steps

Step 1:

Lying on your side, place one foot on top of the other.

Step 2:

Place your elbow out at about a 90 degree angle, and lift your core. You should start to feel tension in the abdominal oblique muscles.

Step 3:

Hold for about five to ten seconds.

Step 4:

Roll over to the other side.

Step 5:

Repeat.

Try and do about 4-5 repetitions on each side.  

This excercise is part of our series of excercises that can be done from home.

 

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