Decline Oblique Crunch

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By kasrak on . • Current version
Type of exercise:Strength
Primary Muscle:Abdominals
Equipment:Decline Bench


  1. Lie down on a decline bench with your legs secured at the top. Raise your torso until is it about parallel to the floor. Place your right hand on the side of your head, and keep you left hand on your side. This is your starting position.

  2. While exhaling, lift your torso and twist it, focusing on squeezing your abs, as you reach your right elbow over as close to your left knee as you can go.

  3. Return to the starting position while inhaling. This completes one repetition.

  4. Repeat for as many reps as needed then switch to the left elbow to the right knee.


You can also alternate between right and left in each rep.