Weighted Decline Russian Twist

Calisthenics / Free Weights / Martial Arts / Medicine Ball / Expert

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Equipment Needed

  • Incline Bench
  • Medicine Ball
  • Weight Plates

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  • 20.82 lb
    average weight
  • 22.05 lb
    best weight
  • 5
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  • #575
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Weighted Decline Russian Twist Weight

  • 22.05 lb
    average weight
  • 22.05 lb
    best weight
  • 2
    times logged
  • #449
    popularity rank

Average Male Weighted Decline Russian Twist Weight

  • 20.00 lb
    average weight
  • 20.00 lb
    best weight
  • 3
    times logged
  • #677
    popularity rank

Average Female Weighted Decline Russian Twist Weight

How to do the Weighted Decline Russian Twist:

Muscles Worked

Shoulders secondary Abs secondary Obliques primary Muscles diagram

Details

The weighted decline russian twist is a calisthenics, free weights, martial arts, and medicine ball exercise that primarily targets the obliques and to a lesser degree also targets the shoulders and abs ...more

The weighted decline russian twist is a calisthenics, free weights, martial arts, and medicine ball exercise that primarily targets the obliques and to a lesser degree also targets the shoulders and abs.

The only weighted decline russian twist equipment that you really need is the following: incline bench, medicine ball, and weight plates. There are however many different weighted decline russian twist variations that you can try out that may require different types of weighted decline russian twist equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

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

Tips

  1. Only your trunk should move during the exercise. Keep your arm straight out in front of your body.
  2. Your head should follow the weight plate as you twist. Remember everything is stationary and your trunk is doing all the work.
  3. Your lower back should never touch the bench.
  4. Perform on a steep incline to get the best results.

Variations

  1. Use only your hands, not weights, for an easier variation.
  2. Instead of twisting back to the center each time. Twist all the way to the left and then twist all the way to the right. Repeat as necessary.
  3. Adjust the incline to increase and decrease resistance.

Types

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

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Equipment Needed

  • Incline Bench
  • Medicine Ball
  • Weight Plates

Tips

  1. Only your trunk should move during the exercise. Keep your arm straight out in front of your body.
  2. Your head should follow the weight plate as you twist. Remember everything is stationary and your trunk is doing all the work.
  3. Your lower back should never touch the bench.
  4. Perform on a steep incline to get the best results.

Variations

  1. Use only your hands, not weights, for an easier variation.
  2. Instead of twisting back to the center each time. Twist all the way to the left and then twist all the way to the right. Repeat as necessary.
  3. Adjust the incline to increase and decrease resistance.

Types

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