Oblique Workout Exercises
Oblique MuscleObliques are the trouble spot for most, if not everyone. They can be a pain to try and reduce the overall size.
The function of the oblique muscle is for spine flexion, rotation, and lateral flexion.
The origin of the oblique is on the Ilium and the 5th-12th Ribs.
The oblique muscle inserts onto the rectus abdominis fascia and the Ilium.
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|Side Bridge Start by lying on a mat with your legs straight out. Turn sideways holding your body up with one bent arm parallel to the floor. Keep your abs tight until 30-60 seconds. A great...|
|Exercise Ball Oblique Twists Start the exercise ball oblique twists by holding an exercise ball above your head and then proceed to come upwards using your abdominals and obliques to bring the medicine ball in...|
|Cable Side Bends Start by grabbing a cable with your torso bent to the side as shown. Now raise the weight and use your opposing oblique muscle to do the action of contracting. Exhale until you a...|
|Dumbbell Side Bends While standing with one both arms at your side grab a dumbbell with one arm and then lower the weight as shown. Now with your obliques raise the weight to until you are crouched o...|
|Ball Side Crunches or Bends Start by draping yourself over the ball front first. Then slowly staggar your legs front to back as shown while putting your obliques on the ball and trying to put your hands over...|
What exercises can I do to reduce fat on my Oblique muscle?
Spot reducing is the idea that you can lose fat from a specific area of your body by performing exercises targetting that area. You cannot spot reduce (with the exception of liposuction), but you can: Follow six rules to nutrition, incorporate HIIT and complete a ciruit training program 4-5 days a week to reduce your overall body fat and eventually reduce the fat in your Oblique. In other words, specifically exercising your Oblique will not directly decrease the overall fat around the muscle. Also if you are suffering from muscle cramps, please read about what causes muscle cramps.
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|Seated Twists: Start with a medicine ball infront of your body. Bring the ball to one side and other side quickly ...|
|Ball to Ball Twists: This exercise is especially good for developing core strength. |
Start back to back with a par...
|High to Low Medicine Ball Twists: This exercise is great for any sport involving twisting at the waist, or developing core strength. ...|
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|Alternate Foot Hold: Start by sitting in the upright position with your back straight and arms out to the side. Now with...|
Stretches and Flexibility Exercises
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|Abdominal Lat Stretch: Start by draping yourself sideways on the ball as shown. Place the top leg forward and bottom leg b...|
|Abdominal Twists- Dynamic Stretch: To perform the abdominal twist exercise begin with a broom, wide grip bar, hockey stick or something...|
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