Exercise Ball Oblique Twists

How to do the 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 infront of your body. Focus on not staying perfectly balanced but on your side. Rinse and repeat using both sides. You can also use dumbbells to make this exercise harder.

Other Variations

Try putting one leg up and focus on your abdominals and obliques. This is an advanced exercise.

Oblique Exercise Ball Twists Spotter Information:

Kneel behind the exerciser and also focus on being a motivator.

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

  • PRIMARY: Oblique
  • Abdominals
  • Transverse Abdominals
  • Abs
  • Six Pack
  • Medicine 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
13.1 lbs13.5 21.8 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 13.1 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 6 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with Exercise Ball Oblique Twists

Purpose Type Level
Muscular Definition Advanced
Muscular Definition Intermediate

Make a Workout

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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.