Plank Opposite Arm Leg Raise

Exercise of the week!

Starting position

Plank position, neck aligned with your spine


Inhale and during exhalation raise one arm and the opposite leg off the ground, keeping your torso straight. Inhale and return to starting position.

plank opposite



Legs engaged and extended, palms under your shoulders keeping your scapula depressed, elbows slightly bent.

Avoid lumbar overextension

Keep your abdominals engaged pulling your belly button towards the spine



Shoulder stabilization

Abdominal and dorsal muscle strengthening

Balance improvement

Sofia Papageorga, Yoga &  Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer, AthensTrainers® Associate