Band Twist

Band Twist


This exercise involves twisting your torso while holding a resistance band. It targets the oblique muscles and can be done standing or seated.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Band Twist Instructions

  1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hold a resistance band with both hands, palms facing down.
  2. Extend your arms straight out in front of you, keeping them shoulder-height.
  3. Twist your torso to the right, keeping your arms straight and parallel to the floor.
  4. Return to the starting position and then twist to the left.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Band Twist Form & Visual

Band Twist

Band Twist Benefits

  • Strengthens the core muscles
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Targets the oblique muscles
  • Increases flexibility in the spine
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels

Band Twist Muscles Worked

  • Obliques
  • Transverse abdominis
  • Erector spinae
  • Quadratus lumborum
  • Glutes
  • Hip flexors

Band Twist Variations & Alternatives