Oblique Engagement - Bodyweight

Other types of Oblique Engagement: Stability Ball


  • Stand with your feet together and inner thighs engaged. Raise your arms overhead and interlace your fingers keeping your pointer fingers extended.

  • Stand as tall as you can keeping your scapulae depressed, then lean to the side taking your arms and head with you, keeping your elbows straight. Pause, then pull yourself upright by engaging your obliques.

  • None.

  • Abdominals 

  • External and internal abdominal obliques

  • TIP: Do 5 to each side with a small range of motion to warm up slowly, then increase the range of motion and hold in the deepest stretch on each side for up to 20 seconds.


Variations for Oblique Engagement

  • Side Plank

    This is the first level of side-lying oblique work. It also strengthens your back, arm and shoulder joint.

  • Intermediate Side Plank

    This is the second level of side-lying oblique work. It also strengthens your back, arm and shoulder joint.

  • Advanced Side Plank

    This is the third level of side-lying oblique work. It also strengthens your back, arm and shoulder joint.

 

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