The High Plank with Arm Lift Exercise will build strength and stability in your core.
The High Plank with Arm Lift Exercise forms part of the Golf Injury Prevention series of innovative and dynamic exercises that will help to protect you from pain and injury by building strength and stability around your most vulnerable areas, while improving mobility, balance and joint function.
- Start in a push up position with your hands directly beneath your shoulders and your feet shoulder-width apart.
- Without moving your torso, slowly lift your left arm up and slightly to your left.
- Hold for one deep breath, in and out.
- Return your left arm to the floor underneath your shoulder.
- Repeat with your right arm.
Keep your torso solid, your abdominal muscles engaged, and your hips square to the ground throughout this movement. Keep your feet on the ground and your weight evenly distributed on both feet as you lift each arm.
You should feel it working your shoulders and torso.
If you find this exercise too difficult, try it with your feet wider apart with the High Plank with Arm Lift (Feet Wide) Exercise, or by putting your knees on the ground with the High Plank with Arm Lift (Kneeling) Exercise.
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