Oblique Crunch on Ball

oblique crunch on ball

Technique

Lie down on the ball and place your feet on the ground. Press down your lower back into the ball. Activate your abdominal muscles, lift up both or one of the shoulders and rotate to the side. Return to the middle and twist to the other side to complete one repetition.

Tips

Visualize you reaching one of the shoulders toward opposite side knee.

Alternatives

Stretch your arm and reach beyond the knee. To increase strength, grab your pants and pull yourself up to do a few more repetitions.

More info

Mainly works rectus abdominis and the obliques.

Video

Caroline Nilsson is your personal trainer showing you how to perform Oblique Crunch on Ball.

This exercise is 1 of 50 exercises that are included in the app Poworkout Ball & Band.

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