Barbell Seated Twist
Barbell Seated Twist Instructions
- Start by sitting on a bench with your feet flat on the ground and your knees bent.
- Hold a barbell with both hands, keeping your arms straight and your hands shoulder-width apart.
- Slowly twist your torso to the right, keeping your hips and legs still.
- Pause for a moment at the end of the twist, then slowly return to the starting position.
- Repeat the twist to the left side, again pausing at the end of the movement before returning to the starting position.
- Continue alternating twists to each side for the desired number of repetitions.
Barbell Seated Twist Form & Visual
Barbell Seated Twist Benefits
- Strengthens the oblique muscles, which are responsible for twisting and rotating movements of the torso
- Improves core stability and balance
- Increases flexibility in the spine and hips
- Helps to prevent lower back pain and injury
- Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals
Barbell Seated Twist Muscles Worked
- Rectus Abdominis
- Erector Spinae
- Quadratus Lumborum