The side plank pulse is a dynamic version of the side plank exercise focusing on the oblique muscles, as well as the transversus abdominis or deep core muscles. It can be performed for time or reps and can work in a warm-up or in the core-focused portion of any workout.
Builds core stability and strength, particularly in the deep core and obliques
Trains often-neglected lateral muscle chains of body
Strengthens hip external rotation and knee stability
Pulsing motion maintains constant tension on ab muscles