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Oblique Crunch (Standing)

  • Intermediate
  • Body weight
  • Obliques

Setup instructions

1) Stand tall with feet shoulder width apart and a slight bend in your knees. Keep the core tight, chest up, back flat and head neutral - place both hands behind your head.

Perform instructions

1) Shift the weight to your left side and lift your right knee up and outwards. At the same time, try meet your knee with your right elbow causing a 'crunch' in the centre.

2) Pause for a second. Now, lower your leg and come upright to the starting position.

3) Follow this pattern and repeat on the other side.

Note: keep upright throughout the exercise.

Health benefits

Strength · Muscular Endurance

Skills

Coordination · Balance

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