Incline Twisting Situp

Incline Twisting Situp


This exercise involves lying on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground, then lifting your upper body off the ground while twisting your torso to one side. It primarily targets the abdominal muscles and obliques.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Incline Twisting Situp Instructions

  1. Start by lying on your back on an incline bench with your feet secured under the foot pads.
  2. Place your hands behind your head with your elbows out to the sides.
  3. Engage your core and lift your upper body off the bench, twisting your torso to the right as you do so.
  4. Lower your upper body back down to the bench and then repeat the movement, this time twisting your torso to the left.
  5. Continue alternating twists for the desired number of repetitions.
  6. Remember to keep your core engaged throughout the exercise and to exhale as you lift your upper body off the bench.

Incline Twisting Situp Form & Visual

Incline Twisting Situp

Incline Twisting Situp Benefits

  • Targets the abdominal muscles, specifically the rectus abdominis and obliques
  • Improves core strength and stability
  • Increases flexibility in the spine and hips
  • Enhances rotational power and agility
  • Can be modified to increase or decrease difficulty level
  • Can be done with or without weights
  • Can be incorporated into a full body workout or ab-specific routine

Incline Twisting Situp Muscles Worked

  • Rectus Abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Transverse Abdominis
  • Hip Flexors

Incline Twisting Situp Variations & Alternatives

  • Decline Twisting Situp
  • Weighted Incline Twisting Situp
  • Medicine Ball Incline Twisting Situp
  • Side-to-Side Incline Twisting Situp
  • Reverse Incline Twisting Situp