Side Angle Exercise Guide
Side Angle is a bodyweight exercise that works your abs, deltoids, quadriceps, hip flexors and obliques.
Side Angle is a great easy move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your buttocks, core, hips, legs, lower body, shoulders, thighs, upper body, upper legs and waist.
It requires no equipment to do.
How to do Side Angle
From a Left Warrior 2, exhale and bring your left elbow to your left knee. Reach your right arm up and over by your ear.
Learn how to do side angle from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for side angle may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for side angle are:
- Hip Flexors
- Side Deltoids
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|Type(s)||Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength, Compound|
|Muscles Worked||Abdominals, Deltoids, Quadriceps, Hip Flexors, Obliques, Rhomboids, Posterior Deltoids|
|Difficulty Level(s)||Easy, Simple|
|Equipment||No Equipment, Mat|
|Location||At Gym, At Home, Outdoor|
|Target muscle(s)||Abs, Deltoids, Quadriceps, Hip Flexors, Obliques|
|Synergyst muscle(s)||Rhomboids, Side Deltoids|