Oblique Curl

The oblique curl involves bending and rotating at the waist to effectively isolate and contour the waistline. Think about tightening the oblique muscles on the side you are lifting toward. Always move slowly.

Oblique Curl Step 1

Step 1
Lie with lower back relaxed into the floor, knees bent, left foot flat on the floor, and left arm under the head. Rest right foot on the left knee and extend right arm out to the side.

Oblique Curl Step 2

Step 2
Keeping hips squared and lower body motionless, lift and rotate upper body, aiming left shoulder to right knee. Repeat for 8 times. Repeat with the other side.

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