Medicine Ball Russian Twist Exercise Guide
Medicine Ball Russian Twist is a strength exercise that works your obliques.
Medicine Ball Russian Twist is a great moderate move. When done correctly, it can effectively target your core and waist.
It requires medicine ball to do.
How to do Medicine Ball Russian Twist
Lie on floor with elbows and shoulders crossed. Hold medicine ball in both sides. Recline back slightly balanced on knees with bent legs placed as counterbalance.
Touch ball on floor to one side by turning torso and reaching arms to same side. Touch ball to floor on other side by turning torso and reaching arms to opposite direction. Continue movement by rapidly moving ball from side to side.
Alternative form is to hold ball in front of chest with arms fully extended and parallel to thighs. Rotate upper body to each side, keeping arms in same plane. This alternative form prohibits the ball in making contact with floor at any point in movement.
Learn how to do medicine ball russian twist from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for medicine ball russian twist may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for medicine ball russian twist are:
- Upper Pecs
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|Muscles Worked||Obliques, Pectoralis Major|
|Location||At Gym, Outdoor|