2. Side PlankIt helps to maintain proper posture and reduce stress on the spine and hence helps to prevent back issues. Strengthens the abdominal and the back muscles and can be practiced anytime but being consistent is the key here. Extend your legs and lie on your right side such that your feet and hips rest on the floor on top of each other. Place your right elbow under your shoulder, while contracting your core muscles lift your hips and knees off the floor. Hold on to the position for few seconds and come back to the normal position. Repeat the same on the other side.(Also read: How to Perfect the Plank Position)
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