Cable Seated Twist

Cable Seated Twist


This exercise involves sitting on a cable machine with your feet secured and twisting your torso to work your oblique muscles. The resistance from the cable provides a challenging workout for your core.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Seated Twist Instructions

  1. Start by sitting on the floor with your legs extended in front of you.
  2. Grab a cable handle with both hands and hold it at chest height.
  3. Engage your core and twist your torso to the right, pulling the cable with you.
  4. Hold the twist for a few seconds, then slowly return to the starting position.
  5. Repeat the twist to the left side, again holding for a few seconds before returning to the starting position.
  6. Continue alternating twists for the desired number of repetitions.

Cable Seated Twist Form & Visual

Cable Seated Twist

Cable Seated Twist Benefits

  • Targets glutes, hamstrings, and quads
  • Improves hip mobility and stability
  • Increases lower body strength and power
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels
  • Engages core muscles for added stability

Cable Seated Twist Muscles Worked

  • Obliques
  • Rectus Abdominis
  • Erector Spinae
  • Transverse Abdominis

Cable Seated Twist Variations & Alternatives

  • cable standing twist
  • medicine ball seated twist
  • weighted russian twist
  • seated barbell twist
  • standing barbell twist