Merrithew Health & Fitness

Plank with Hip Abduction

Gluteus maximus/medius, scapula stabilizers (especially serratus anterior), obliques, quadriceps


Start: Plank with forearms on Stability Ball™ stabilized in Halo® Trainer, elbows directly under shoulders, pelvis and spine neutral, legs adducted or abducted hip-distance apart, ankles dorsi flexed, toes curled under

Inhale: Prepare

Exhale: Lift and abduct one leg maintaining torso stability

Inhale: Return

Repeat 6-8 times