Palloff Press / Oblique Iso Hold
- Stand with your left side next to a cable machine (you can also tie a resistance band to a wall). You should be side by side with the cable or band. Take the handle in your left hand.
- Stand tall with a tight core and flat back. Your feet will be shoulder width apart. Clasp the handle with both hands. Begin by pushing the handle out in front of you.
- Feel the tension in your abs and obliques. Hold this position for the prescribed amount of time. Slowly bring the handle back towards your body.
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Palloff press / oblique iso hold is a gym work out exercise that targets abs and obliques and also involves biceps and triceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Bosu ball leg pull-in / knee tucks, mountain climbers / alternating knee-ins and upward cable wood chops are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as palloff press / oblique iso hold. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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