How to: Oblique Crunch
Primary Muscles Used:Abs, Obliques
Exercise Families:Trunk Rotation
- Start by lying on your right side on a yoga mat with your feet on top of each other and knees slightly bent. Release your right arm from under your body and lay it straight out on the floor in front of you and place your left hand behind your earlobe, as shown. Gently draw your ribs to your hips to engage your core. This is your starting position.
- Slowly raise your shoulder blades and torso off of the floor to bring your left elbow to your left hip (or the action of). Slowly release your torso and return to starting position. Complete half of the specified number of repetitions on the same side, before completing the remaining repetitions on the other side.
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