Exercise Ball Abdominal Russian Twists

How to do the Exercise Ball Abdominal Russian Twists

This is an advanced abdominal exercise that is performed by starting with a dumbbell above your head with your arms in a locked position. With your hips up and the ball in the middle of your shoulder blades lower the weight to the side of the ball while keeping your balance. This is a great exercise for any sport or for developing core strength.

Abdominal Twists Spotter Information:

Stand behind the participant to make sure they can complete the exercise properly and safely.

Exercise Notes

Make sure to keep your arms locked using only your abdominals to complete the exercise.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Abdominal
  • Abs
  • Stabilizers
  • Dumbbells
  • Exercise Ball
  • Swiss Ball

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
20.1 lbs19.6 3.9 lbs


What is a good starting weight?


Based on an average weight lifted of 20.1 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 10 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


The average one rep max may be miscalculated for some bodyweight exercises due to the number 0 being entered into the 'weight' field.



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