This unassuming exercises challenges many muscles, including your shoulders, waist, abs, back, outer thighs, and glute meds.
- Place your left elbow on the ground. Extend both legs out so that your body is in one straight line and you're balancing on the outside edge of your left foot. Flex both feet if you can, and rest your right hand on your upper hip.
- Keeping your spine lengthened and your abs engaged, lift your right leg up just higher than your top hip. Then slowly lower it back to your bottom leg.
- Keep your waist up and lifted, and don't sink into your bottom shoulder.
- Do three sets of 15 to 20 repetitions on each side.