Seated Bicycle Twist

Seated Bicycle Twist

The seated bicycle twist builds strength in the core and hips with an emphasis on the obliques. The exercise also increases strength in the lower back and improves balance, coordination, and stability.


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    Sit on the floor with your knees bent to 90 degrees. Bring your knees towards your chest with your hands placed behind your head for support.
  2. Seated Bicycle Twist
    Position your torso at about a 45-degree angle and extend one leg forward. Then, twist your torso so that one elbow touches the other knee, which is still bent. Return to the starting position to repeat with your opposite side.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Don't use momentum to crunch your abs.
  • Squeeze your abs throughout the entire movement.
  • Avoid rounding your upper back while performing the crunching movement.