Twisted Pike-Up

Calisthenics / Pilates / Intermediate

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How to do Twisted Pike-Up:

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twisted pike-up is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs ...more

twisted pike-up is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs.

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

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

Tips

  1. Be sure you are reaching diagonally across. You should be twisting to the opposite side, so right arm should reach to the left and vice versa.
  2. Keep your core tight.
  3. Avoid jerking your body up. Perform with a smooth controlled motion. Let your core do the work, not your body's momentum.

Variations

  1. Perform with ankle weights.
  2. Perform with dumbbell in your hand to up the resistance level.
  3. Perform a traditional V-Up where you don't twist.

Other Names

  • Diagonal V-up

Types

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

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. Be sure you are reaching diagonally across. You should be twisting to the opposite side, so right arm should reach to the left and vice versa.
  2. Keep your core tight.
  3. Avoid jerking your body up. Perform with a smooth controlled motion. Let your core do the work, not your body's momentum.

Variations

  1. Perform with ankle weights.
  2. Perform with dumbbell in your hand to up the resistance level.
  3. Perform a traditional V-Up where you don't twist.

Other Names

  • Diagonal V-up

Types

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