Standing Oblique Cable Twist

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Standing Oblique Cable Twist

The standing oblique cable twist 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 twist.

Beginning

Beginning Standing Oblique Cable Twist

1. At shoulder height, attach a handle to a pulley cable.

2. Hold the handle with both hands while you stand sideways to the unit at about arm's length. Rotate your body while keeping your arms straight out in front of you.

3. At the peak of the contraction, squeeze the obliques before slowly returning to the starting position. Make sure your head is aligned with your torso's direction.

4. Finish the set by doing the identical action on the opposite side.

Movement

Standing Oblique Cable Twist Movement

1. Start off by standing up tall with a wide foot position so that the free range machine is at a medium height and to your immediate right.

2. Both of your arms are going to be straight and coming across the right side of your body so that you grab the handle of the free motion machine with an interlocking grip.

3. From this position, rotate with your hips and arms and bring your arms to the opposing side of your body.

4. Return from this position in a slow and controlled motion.

5. Repeat.

Benefits

Standing Oblique Cable Twist Benefits

Abdominals, trims, and spine have better balance and stability.

The obliques, core, and spine are all strengthened.

This is a complete core workout.

Exercise Aliases

How To Do Standing Cable Rotations, Cable Machine Lateral Rotations, Two Arm Cable Rotations, Standing Trunk Rotation

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