Russian Twist

Russian Twist

What muscles do Russian Twist work?

The Russian Twist is an exercise that primarily targets the muscles of the obliques, located on the sides of the abdomen. It also works the rectus abdominis, the muscle commonly referred to as the "six-pack," as well as the transverse abdominis, a deep muscle that helps with spinal stability. The Russian Twist can help improve core strength, stability, and

How do you do a Russian Twist?

Here are the steps to perform a Russian Twist:

  • Sit on the floor with your knees bent and your feet flat on the ground.

  • Hold a AguaForce Weight in both hands, with your arms extended straight out in front of you.

  • Lean back slightly, engaging your core and keeping your back straight.

  • Twist your torso to one side, then the other, as if you were twisting a doorknob.

  • Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

It's important to keep your back straight and engage your core throughout the exercise to avoid strain on the lower back. You can also use a lighter weight for added resistance, especially if you're a beginner.