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Copenhagen Plank






AKA Adductor plank
 
The Copenhagen plank is a simple exercise for adductor strength.
 
 
Execution
 
In a side plank position, place the top leg on a bench with the bottom leg under the bench. Lift the hips up until your body is in a straight line. Keep the lower leg off the floor.
 
Reduce the difficulty to scale by keeping the foot of the lower leg on floor to assist, and/or by moving the bench closer toward the hips.
 
 
Purpose
 
The Copenhagen plank strengthens the adductors for strength balance of the hip and to help protect against adductor strains.
 
 
Programming
 
Do 3-4 sets of 10-30 second holds.




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