Lever Lying Twist

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Lever Lying Twist

Instructions

Preparation

Lie in machine with hands on handles, head on pad, partition between legs, and feet on foot bars. Disengage hand lever and rotate apparatus to one side until full spinal rotation is felt. Re-engage hand lever.

Execution

Rotate torso through waist to opposite side. Return and repeat. Readjust range of motion setting to opposite side and repeat in opposite direction.

Comments

Greater surface area of torso resting padded lever supports significantly reduces involvement of upper body stablizing muscles as compared to Lever Seated Twist. See Spot Reduction Myth.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

Muscles

Target

Synergists

Stabilizers

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