Weighted Lying Twist

Weighted Lying Twist

Classification

Utility: Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull

Instructions

Preparation

On floor or mat, place exercise ball between lower legs. Lie on back with arms extended out to sides. Raise legs upward with knees slightly bent.

Execution

Lower legs to one side until side of thigh is on floor. Raise and lower legs to opposite side. Repeat.

Comments

Maintain knee position throughout movement. For less resistance, bend knees more and/or do not use additional weight. See Spot Reduction Myth. Also see Bent-knee Lying Twist.


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