How To Do Russian Twist???

Want to know how to do Russian Twist? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.


Want to learn how to do Russian Twist? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.

 

WHAT IS RUSSIAN TWIST?

This exercise helps in working out your  Abs & Obliques, Middle & Lower Back / Lats.

 

WHAT MUSCLES DOES RUSSIAN TWIST WORKOUT?

Primary muscle:  Abs & Obliques, Middle & Lower Back / Lats are the primarily benefited muscles by performing this exercise.

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES RUSSIAN TWIST USE?

No Equipment is used for this exercise.

 

HOW TO DO RUSSIAN TWIST?

Performing the 10 steps below, you will be able to do this exercise properly:

  1. Lie down on your back on the exercising mat and use some assistance such that your feet do not move at all.
  2. keep your knees bent.
  3. Pull up your torso from the exercising mat to make a V-shape with your thighs.
  4. Maintain your extended arms fully in front of your chest by clasping your hands together.
  5. Move your torso towards the right until there’s a stretch in your back and by your sides.
  6. While exhaling, keep your arms parallel to the floor.
  7. Hold there in this position and inhale.
  8. Breathe out and return to the starting position
  9. Repeat the movement towards the left side.
  10. Keep altering between the sides until you finish the required number of reps and therefore sets.

 

WHAT IS THE ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF PERFORMING RUSSIAN TWIST?

As your strength enhances while you perform Russian Twist, you can chose to hold a weight plate or a medicine ball in your hands just to increase resistance and for your other muscle groups to engage as well.

 

WHAT IS THE DIFFICULTY LEVEL OF PERFORMING RUSSIAN TWIST?

This exercise is Easy to Moderate perform.

 

WHO ALL CAN PERFORM RUSSIAN TWIST?

Anyone can perform this exercise.

 

WHAT OTHER EXERCISES BENEFIT THE SAME PRIMARY MUSCLES AS RUSSIAN TWIST DOES?

Yes, Following are the 5 exercises which benefits the same primary muscles as this exercise does:

  1. Plank Leg Lift
  2. Dumbbell Side Bend
  3. Seated / Low Cable Row
  4. Pullup
  5. Crunches

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