is how to do the Oblique Crunch Exercise.
It’s an excellent, yet difficult exercise, for strengthening
and toning your oblique muscles and the ab muscles around the oblique
muscles. Basically this exercise helps you to get rid of your love
handles or muffin tops.
I have also filmed a
video for this exercise, but it’s a little hard to see the
position of your body for the complete movement. I think this text
description should help.
Here is how you do this
on the floor
with your legs bent and hands behind your head.
your left side so that your legs touch the floor. Your hands on your
head will remain in the middle so that your upper body (chest and
shoulders) gets turned more to the right and your lower body (your abs
and obliques are more on your side). There is a natural twisting of
slowly raise yourself using only your obliques and abs.
using your obliques and abs.
as you raise yourself and breathe in as you lower yourself.
movement by moving your legs to your right side to workout
your obliques from the opposite side.
I do only
1 set of 12
to16 slow repetitions of this exercise and 1 to 2 times per week.
Here is the short
demonstrating how to
perform this exercise.