Exercise of the Week: Plank with Hip Extension and Abduction

Exercise of the Week:  Plank with Hip Extension and Abduction
Coach Heather demonstrates this week’s exercise of the week, plank with hip extension and abduction.  This exercise targets the abdominal muscles and glutes/hips.
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In plank position with your head neutral, keep your abdominals engaged, lift one leg and engage the opposing glute and then abduct your leg out to the side with your butt down.  The challenge is to keep your abdominals engaged as you lift and abduct.  If you need to modify, you can do the plank on your knees with a pillow under your knees and lift your leg and abduct if it’s not too much.
Try 3 sets of 10 total reps working up to 20 total for 10 ea side.
If you have any questions about this exercise feel free to contact us at krendurance@gmail.com
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