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Long Arm Oblique Twists

Exercise Tips

  • Control the motion- do not swing your arms
  • Keep your eyes on the ball
  • Contract your abdominals the entire time

Long Arm Oblique Twists

This exercise targets your obliques and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Obliques (Sides)


1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week


Medicine Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Obliques (Sides)

Equipment: Medicine Ball

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Obliques

Starting Position: Stand straight with your feet shoulder width apart, toes pointing forward. Hold a medicine ball in both hands. Fully extend your arms and rotate your torso and arms to one side so that the ball is waist level at your side.

  1. 1 Slowly twist your arms and upper body to the exact opposite side.
  2. 2 Slowly return back to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.