Dumbbell 45° Side Bend

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Dumbbell 45° Side Bend

Instructions

Preparation

Position side of thigh on padding and side of feet on leg padding or platform lip. Hold dumbbell straight downward with lower arm.

Execution

Raise torso upward by lateral flexing waist. Lower torso by bending waist downward. Repeat. Position body facing opposite side and continue with opposite side.

Comments

Keep arm holding dumbbell approximately vertical (below shoulder) throughout movement. See Spot Reduction Myth and Arm Position During Waist Exercises.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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