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Side Plank with Weights

by Harold E. Rose, Jr.


This exercise demands complete integration of your entire neuromuscular system. You must stabilize your scapula (shoulder blade) and lift out of the glenohumeral joint - GHJ (shoulder joint). You will develop complete awareness and mobilization the entire lateral chain.

The supporting hand is usually placed directly under the GHJ but I am placing it at a 90 degree angle in relation to the spine.

If you have GHJ, back or neck issues, please check with your physician, physical therapist, chiropractor or a knowledgeable personal trainer. Please use caution when trying new techniques.

About the Presenter

Harold E. Rose, Jr.

Harold E. Rose, Jr. IDEA Author/Presenter

Harold E. Rose, Jr. Personal Trainer, Yoga Instructor and Tai Chi Therapist Providing clients with workable health and fitness solutions so that they can look better, perform better, and feel better. You can: Lose weight Improve total cholesterol Increase endurance Improve functional strength Increase overall strength Improve flexibility . . . I will provide you with a personalized fitness regimen to help you to achieve your goals. I will help you in your journey to achieve better health, wellness and fitness. Contact me by phone (480.247.2502) or e-mail ( Be Healthy. Be Ageless. Be You. Special Offer – your first training session is free with a purchase of 3 sessions at the limited time, special rate price. You can find informative videos on fitness and exercise posted on my profile page. Please visit the blogsite at Ab-Sutra Health and Fitness Coaches, LLC. Recent Blogs: Front body/Back body, how’s your posture?