Primary Muscle Group: Abdominal Obliques
Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Rectus Abdominis
Preparation: Stand up straight, while holding a barbell behind your neck and extended out while supporting the bar with both hands. Keep back and head straight up.
Breathing: Breath out on the contraction of the muscle and breath back in on the way back to the start position.
Execution: Bend to the side as you contract your oblique muscles, while maintaining your head facing outwards on the side bend. Repeat alternating to both sides.
Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:Ab Crunch ObliquesBall Crunch TraditionalDumbbell Side Bends