- Position back against back pad with knees slightly bent,
shoulders back, and chest high. Position both cable ropes over
shoulders, one in each hand. Place hands with cable ropes in
front of each shoulder so that cable is taut. If available, place
hand in rope slot that allows cable to be taut when hands are
- Flex waist so torso pulls ropes forward and downward. Return
until back of shoulders return to surface. Repeat alternating
twists with opposite sides.
- Padded hump should be adjusted to height of low back. See
Reduction Myth. Also see Cable
Standing Twisting Crunch and Cable
Standing Overhead Crunch.
- No significant stabilizers