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Forearm Side Plank Pose

Angle-Based Images: Forearm Side Plank Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Forearm Side Plank Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Forearm Side Plank Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Forearm Side Plank Pose Video
Angle-Based Images: Forearm Side Plank Pose Video
Forearm Side Plank Pose: Step 1
Step 1 Begin in Forearm Plank.
Forearm Side Plank Pose: Step 2
Step 2 Move your left forearm so it’s parallel to the front edge of the mat.
Forearm Side Plank Pose: Step 3
Step 3 Transfer your weight into your left forearm the left outer edge of your foot, reaching your right arm toward the ceiling.
Forearm Side Plank Pose: Step 4
Step 4 Stack your right foot on top of your left, feet flexed. Breathe here for at least three deep breaths, then come to a center Forearm Plank and repeat on the other side.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

You can practice this pose with your back against a wall.

Tips

Avoid this pose if you have any shoulder injuries.

Benefits

Strengthens arms, shoulders, and legs. Improves balance and focus, and is said to alleviate depression and anxiety.

Modifications

Lower your bottom shin to ground to make this easier.

Related Exercises

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