Exercise of the Week – Weighted Abs

Posted on 11. Jul, 2010 by in Exercises

Standing Barbell Twist :
 
 
 
 

 

EXERCISE DETAILS…
Primary Muscle Is : Abdominals
Secondary Muscles : None
Equipment Used : Barbell
Mechanics : Isolation
INSTRUCTIONS : The Instructions for the exercise Standing Barbell Twist is follows : The standing barbell twist work out focuses on your oblique. Grab a light barbell and relax it on the muscle on the backside of your neck. Do not rest the weight on your neck, Stand up straight, with your feet firmly on the ground at a wide than shoulder width stance, and your backside straight. Slowly twist your torso to the right and then to the left. Tense up your middle section. Twist as far as possible. Do not shift your head with the twist, stay eyes facing forward.
TIPS : The Tips for the exercise Standing Barbell Twist is follows : Do not look from side to side; stay your head facing forward. Stay your abs tight throughout the entire set. Make sure you have sufficient room if you are using an Olympic bar!

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