Moves for the Enviable ‘Abdominal V’

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If you seldom see abs like the ones we have here, it’s because many forget to train their obliques.

Yes, hard work on your obliques is the icing on your cake when it comes to great looking abs.

Never, ever think that you can get that beautiful abdominal V just from crunches.

Cable Woodchop

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Do 3-4 sets of 8-10 controlled reps followed by a single, lighter set of 20-25.

Hanging Knee Raise Oblique Crunch

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Alternate sides for a set of 10-12 total reps of 3-4 sets.

High-Pulley Oblique Cable Crunch

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Do all reps on one side before switching. Do 3-4 sets of 10-12 reps.​

Kneeling Med Ball Partner Twist

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Do for 30-90 seconds, going one way. Repeat, going the other direction.

Lying Leg Oblique Throw Down

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Do 2-3 sets of 12-16 reps, going to each side 6-8 times.

Bicycle Crunch

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Do 3-4 sets of 10-12 reps total with 5-6 on each side.

Russian Twist

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Do 3-4 sets of 16-18 reps. Keep rep pace moderate and come to a deliberate stop before going to the other side on each rep.