How to Do Oblique Sit-Ups
- Lie on your back, with your hands behind your head, and your legs bent to about 90 degrees. Use a weight or something to stick your feet under, so they don’t lift from the ground.
- Lift your upper body diagonally by contracting your obliques and bending forward, until your right elbow touches your left leg, or vice versa.
- Return to the starting position.
The sit-up is a classic body weight exercise for strengthening your abs. This is a variant of the sit-up that targets the obliques.
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