Kickstand Fitness Tip of the Day: How to Work Abdominal Muscle Fibers That Run Diagonally

oblique muscle fibers run diagnolly

Working the External Obliques and Internal Obliques

Oblique muscles fibers are diagonal muscle fibers. The muscle fibers of the external obliques run in the opposite direction of the internal obliques. X marks the spot on your love handles! The internal obliques, as you might have guessed, lay deep beneath the superficial external obliques. Both the internal and external obliques are best strengthened with core exercises that involve a diagonal movement.

3 Oblique Exercise Ideas: Cross over crunches, bicycles and threading the needle in side plank.

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