Ab & Obliques, Exercise Guide, Legs

How to Do Half-Squat Torso Twists Exercise Properly

How to do Half squat torso twists

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Even though this exercise doesn’t involve a lot of movement, it’s excellent for activating glutes, thighs and oblique muscles.

Major Muscles Worked

  • Oblique Muscles
  • Quadriceps

Other Muscles Worked

  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes
  • Lower Back

Half Squat Torso Twist Guide

  • On a flat surface or mat, stand with feet hip-width apart and feet facing forward.
  • Slightly bend your knees to get into the half-squat position.
  • As you hold in that position twist your body from waist up. Go from left to right or vice versa.
  • Do 2 sets of 20 twists. You can do more twist as per your own workout plan or discretion.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Tighten your ab and oblique muscles throughout to get the most out of this exercise.
  • Keep your back straight as you do the squat.
  • You can bounce a little in the squat position to avoid getting tired.

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Benefits of the Half Squat Torso Twists Exercise

This exercise helps with working on the love handles thus leaving you with a better toned oblique.

It’s easier on the knees than most squat variations. 

You can perform it anywhere, whether at home or on the road.

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