Standing Oblique Cable Crunch Arms Overhead

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Standing Oblique Cable Crunch Arms Overhead

The standing oblique cable crunch arms overhead should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the standing oblique cable crunch arms overhead.

Beginning

Beginning Cable Oblique Crunch

1. With your dominant hand, grasp the handle and face the pulley at a straight angle.

2. Maintain a shoulder-width distance between your feet on the floor.

3. Your forearm and upper arm should form a correct angle.

4. Squeeze your shoulder muscles for further intensity and engage your abs.

Movement

Cable Oblique Crunch Movement

1. You are going to start by holding the cable over your head with an interlocking grip.

2. The feet should be wider than your shoulders to give you more leverage, and your feet should be facing forward.

3. With your hands overhead, use your hips to bend the direction towards the cable. Use a slow and controlled motion and reverse the process to come back to the beginning.

4. To work the other side, face the opposite direction when starting.

Benefits

Cable Oblique Crunch Benefits

The oblique crunch is a core exercise that works your obliques as well as other core muscles like the transverse abdominus and medial glute. The oblique muscles are essential for core stability. They aid in side-to-side bending, right-to-left rotation, and spine stabilization and protection.

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