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Weight Lifting for Women


Oblique Crunch for Women

The goal of the oblique crunch for women is to work the oblique muscles, the sides of the abdomen. This move is similar to an abdominal crunch, but the torso is twisted as the muscles are contracted.

Assume starting position as shown.

Step 1
Assume starting position as shown.

Step 2
Support head with hands and make sure not to pull on neck.

Contract obliques by twisting right elbow towards left knee.

Step 3
Contract obliques by twisting right elbow towards left knee.

Step 4
Make sure to keep left elbow on the floor.

Step 5
Repeat on other side.

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