Oblique Crunch

Calisthenics / Beginner

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  • 16 reps
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  • 40 reps
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  • 57
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Average Sitewide Oblique Crunch Reps

  • 16 reps
    average reps
  • 40 reps
    best reps
  • 37
    times logged
  • #123
    popularity rank

Average Male Oblique Crunch Reps

  • 16 reps
    average reps
  • 25 reps
    best reps
  • 18
    times logged
  • #85
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Average Female Oblique Crunch Reps

How to do the Oblique Crunch:

Muscles Worked

Abs secondary Obliques primary Muscles diagram

Details

The oblique crunch is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the obliques and to a lesser degree also targets the abs ...more

The oblique crunch is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the obliques and to a lesser degree also targets the abs.

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

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

Tips

  1. Perform this exercise slow and steadily to work the obliques.
  2. Increase the number of repetitions to continue challenging your obliques.

Variations

  1. You can perform this exercise by propping your feet on a flat bench and bringing your knee to the opposing elbow.
  2. Lie flat on your back and bend your knees so your calves are parallel with the floor. Raising your shoulders off the floor, alternate bringing your elbow to the opposite knee.
  3. Lie flat on your back with both hands behind your head. Crunch straight up to work the abdominals instead of the obliques.

Types

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

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Tips

  1. Perform this exercise slow and steadily to work the obliques.
  2. Increase the number of repetitions to continue challenging your obliques.

Variations

  1. You can perform this exercise by propping your feet on a flat bench and bringing your knee to the opposing elbow.
  2. Lie flat on your back and bend your knees so your calves are parallel with the floor. Raising your shoulders off the floor, alternate bringing your elbow to the opposite knee.
  3. Lie flat on your back with both hands behind your head. Crunch straight up to work the abdominals instead of the obliques.

Types

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