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Standing Abs Twist With Flat Bands

Area Targeted: Side Abs

Standing Abs Twist With Flat Bands is one of the top exercises to work your Transverse Abdominus (Side Abs). Not only will this exercise build strength in your core, but it will increase your mobility. Many people also find that this exercise helps relieve side and lower back pain.



Anchor: Secure the door anchor at chest height.

Bands: Thread the band(s) through the anchor.

Body Positioning: Grip both ends of the band with one hand and stand about 3 to 4 feet away from the door, with your side facing the door. Keep your back straight, head straight and stomach tight. Position your arms in tight to your body with your hands lined up with the middle of your chest.


Rotate your upper body (from your waist) away from the door and tension, until your body naturally stops. Slowly return to the starting position. Repeat.


1. Keep your lower body stationary as you rotate your body.


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