Step 1

Start by lying flat on your back on a decline ab bench, with both feet firmly secured under the foot pads. Place your hands behind your earlobes and slowly lift your head and shoulder blades off the bench. Engage your abdominal muscles by drawing your belly button in towards your spine. Inhale. Twist your torso to the right so that your right elbow is hovering just above the bench. This is your starting position.

Step 2

Exhale. Twist your torso to the left to bring your right elbow across your body to your left knee (or the action of).

Step 3

Inhale. Slowly release your torso and return to the starting position. Complete half of the specified number of repetitions on the same side, before completing the remaining repetitions on the other side.

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