Abdominal Obliques

Exercise Mat Abs Abs: Side Core Neck

This exercise is for targeting the obliques without straining your back.


  1. Lie on your back with your knees bent and heels on the floor.

  2. Exhale and slowly lift your head and your right arm, bringing your right arm toward your left knee. Lift until your right elbow is approximately one foot off of the floor. Inhale and slowly lower down to the start position.

  3. Repeat as above by lifting the left arm. Ensure that your low back stays in contact with the mat at all times! Repeat 10-12 times each way, rest, then repeat the exercise if desired.

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