Home Side Bridge

This test is part of the home fitness program, fitness you can do at home with minimal equipment.

side plank bridge exerciseEquipment Required: a thick phone book

Technique

  1. Place a book on the ground, and rest your elbow on it. Your elbow should be directly below the shoulder.
  2. Raise your hips up and make sure your body is straight.
  3. Hold this position between 30sec to a minute.
  4. Repeat on other side.

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If you are new to exercise, consider getting a medical assessment before doing too much. Fill out a PARQ to see if you are ready. The best thing you could do is perform a warm-up before each fitness session, which should include some stretching. When training, following correct exercise technique can help reduce injuries and maximise fitness gains.

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