The High Plank with Arm Lift (Kneeling) Exercise will build strength and stability in your core.
The High Plank with Arm Lift (Kneeling) 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 on your knees, with your hands directly beneath your shoulders.
- 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 weight evenly distributed on both knees as you lift each arm.
You should feel it working your shoulders and torso.
If you find this exercise easy, try lifting your knees off the ground and making a full plank with the High Plank with Arm Lift (Feet Wide) Exercise, or making more difficult still with the High Plank with Arm Lift Exercise.
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