High Knee Obliques Exercise Guide
High Knee Obliques is a bodyweight exercise that works your quadriceps, obliques and upper pecs.
High Knee Obliques is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your buttocks, chest, core, hips, legs, lower body, upper body, upper chest, upper legs and waist.
It requires no equipment to do.
How to do High Knee Obliques
Begin standing with your feet hip-width apart and bent arms drawn up. Lift your knee up high while turning your torso towards the lifting knee. Return to the starting position and repeat, alternating sides. Get dynamic with these!
Learn how to do high knee obliques from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for high knee obliques may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for high knee obliques are:
- Upper Pecs
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|Type(s)||Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength, Aerobic, Cardio, Endurance|
|Muscles Worked||Gastrocnemius, Biceps Femoris, Quadriceps, Obliques, Pectoralis Major|
|Location||At Gym, At Home, Outdoor|
|Major Exercise||High Knees|
|Target muscle(s)||Quadriceps, Obliques, Upper Pecs|
|Synergyst muscle(s)||Calves, Hamstrings|