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Core Knowledge


Russian Twist

Starting Position

  • Sitting on floor, leaning slightly back with knees bent and heels on the ground, and holding a weight with straight arms in front of you


  • Turn your chest and arms to the left, taking the weight toward the ground
  • Return to start position and repeat to the right side
  • Continue for prescribed number of repetitions

Coaching Keys

  • Keep chest up and arms straight
  • Keep stomach tight
  • For increased difficulty, lift heels off floor

You Should Feel It

  • Working your stomach

Tags: Pillar strength, Abs