WORKOUT VIDEO: Shoulder Pain Preventing You From Doing Side Planks?
Shoulder pain preventing you from doing side planks? Try this move instead!
Side planks are even more important than regular planks because they strengthen the deep spinal stabilizing muscles (quadras lumborum). Keeping this muscle strong can help reduce back injury. Unlike crunches and sit ups side, core plank moves don't put pressure on your lower back.
- Lisa Lynn