Ab Twist

Calisthenics / Very Easy

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  • 25 reps
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  • 100 reps
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  • 9
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Average Sitewide Ab Twist Reps

  • 21 reps
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  • 80 reps
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Average Male Ab Twist Reps

  • 51 reps
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  • 100 reps
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  • 2
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Average Female Ab Twist Reps

How to do the Ab Twist:

Muscles Worked

Abs secondary Lower back secondary Obliques primary Muscles diagram

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The ab twist is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the obliques and to a lesser degree also targets the abs and lower back ...more

The ab twist is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the obliques and to a lesser degree also targets the abs and lower back.

The only ab twist equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different ab twist variations that you can try out that may require different types of ab twist equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper ab twist form is easy with the step by step ab twist instructions, ab twist tips, and the instructional ab twist technique video on this page. The ab twist is a n/a exercise for those with a very easy level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the ab twist video, learn how to do the ab twist, and then be sure and browse through the ab twist workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Do not let your feet touch the ground. Take a break if you absolutely cannot hold them up. Cross feet together to make it easier to hold up.
  2. Try not to round your back. Keep it straight as possible.
  3. Twist as far to each side as possible to get the most out of this exercise.

Variations

  1. Hold a weight between your hands while performing exercise.
  2. Instead of keeping hands in the air, twist to one side and touch the ground with both hands together.
  3. If twisting to the left side, straighten right leg out and hold above the ground. Alternate for opposite side.

Other Names

  • Elevated Feet Russian Twist
  • Torso Twist
  • Abdominal Twist

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

  1. Do not let your feet touch the ground. Take a break if you absolutely cannot hold them up. Cross feet together to make it easier to hold up.
  2. Try not to round your back. Keep it straight as possible.
  3. Twist as far to each side as possible to get the most out of this exercise.

Variations

  1. Hold a weight between your hands while performing exercise.
  2. Instead of keeping hands in the air, twist to one side and touch the ground with both hands together.
  3. If twisting to the left side, straighten right leg out and hold above the ground. Alternate for opposite side.

Other Names

  • Elevated Feet Russian Twist
  • Torso Twist
  • Abdominal Twist

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound