Oblique Crunches on Exercise Ball

Exercise Tips

  • Focus on balance
  • Contract your abdominals the entire time
  • Tip 3

Oblique Crunches on Exercise Ball

This exercise targets your obliques and provides a low cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Obliques (Sides)


1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Exercise Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Obliques (Sides)

Equipment: Exercise Ball

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Exercise Ball Exercises – Abdominals

Starting Position: Lie with your back centered on a large exercise ball and place your feet flat on the ground, knees bent to a 90 degree angle. Keep your shoulders off the ball. Clasp your fingers behind your head with your elbows flared out.

  1. 1 Exhaling, bring your left elbow up and slightly across your body towards your right knee, keeping your back flat on the ball.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly bring your body back to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat on one side until you have finished all repetitions for the set, then switch sides and repeat motions.

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