Russian Twist

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Russian Twist

Each Russian twist should begin with a 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 this Russian twist.

Beginning

Beginning Russian Twist

Sit with your knees bent and your feet firmly planted on the floor, your hands next to your chest. Slightly lean back, keeping your spine straight. Exhale while twisting to the left and punching your right arm to the side. Return to the center with an inhale, and then repeat on the opposite side.

Movement

Russian Twist Movement

1. Start in a crunch position with shoulders off of the ground, knees bent, feet in the air, and arms straight extended directly in front of you.

2. In this position rotate with your hips and arms side-to-side in a slow and controlled movement.

Benefits

Russian Twist Benefits

With a Russian twist, tone your core and shoulders. The Russian twist is a great method to strengthen your abs and shoulders. It's a popular exercise among athletes since it aids rotational movement, which occurs frequently in sports. Although it appears to be a simple action, it necessitates a great deal of muscle and support.

Exercise Aliases

V-Ups, How To Do V-Cut Exercises, Abs Exercises, Core Board Exercises, V Sit-Up

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