Side Plank Crunch

Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Side plank oblique crunch
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: None
  • Muscles Targeted: Upper and lower abs, obliques, shoulders
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Average Number of Sets: 3-4 with 10-15 reps per set on each side
  • Variations:
  • Alternative:

The side plank crunch is a side plank combined with a standard crunch that, helping you in improving your balance and endurance, as well as toning up the waist. You can incorporate it into your daily workout routine if you want to burn belly fat and remove the love handles.

Side Plank Crunch Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Side plank oblique crunch
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: None
  • Muscles Targeted: Upper and lower abs, obliques, shoulders
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Average Number of Sets: 3-4 with 10-15 reps per set on each side
  • Variations:
  • Alternative:

How to do Side Plank Crunch

Start the exercise in a side plank position with your left or right elbow down while the other hand placed behind the head. Bring the upper leg toward the shoulder until it just touches the elbow. Extend the leg back to the original position.

Side Plank Crunch

Side Plank Oblique Crunch Tips

  • Do not let your body drop throughout the movement.
  • If you do not have the time to perform this exercise regularly, make sure to practice it twice or thrice a week.

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