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The Core on Bravo is an 8-part video series featuring renowned Strength and Conditioning Coach, Brett Fischer. Filmed on location at Fischer Sports in Phoenix, Arizona, each episode features a rough-cut instructional video with Brett identifying a different specific core exercise using the Bravo Functional Trainer. Along with Dr. Paul Juris of the Cybex Research Institute, he’ll explain the core areas targeted, the accessories used, and proper technique. The purpose of this series is to help you learn not only what you are doing but why you are doing it, for a safer workout with faster results.
"When you don't know your purpose, abuse is inevitable"
|Exercise:||Lateral Plank with Handle|
|Muscles targeted:||Lateral Trunk Flexors|
Lateral Plank with Handle
The Lateral Plank with Handle is an endurance exercise that strengthens the obliques and back muscles. By lifting one leg, the exercise also challenges stability and targets muscles of the hip, knee, and ankle. Progress by increasing either the weight or the amount of time that you perform the exercise.
How to perform the Lateral Plank with handle:
Try these Advanced Actions:
To increase the challenge or recruit additional muscles try:
1. Standing on one leg, or
2. Raising arms higher
Stay tuned for the next episode of The Core on Bravo, featuring the Single Leg Plank core exercise.