Oblique exercises for women
Target your mid-section and whittle a waist to be proud of with our top toning moves
As summer draws to a close our attention shifts to our winter wardrobes – and the prospect of all those Christmas parties and festive frolics! And if you want to wow the room at the office party, now is the time to start putting the work in. There's nothing hotter than a sleek and sexy bodycon LBD to show off all that hard work in the gym, so add some definition to your sides with these simple moves for a little extra va va voom!
These five simple yet effective exercises target the obliques - shaping up this area does wonders in complimenting a toned tum and waist, so don't think that you've got the mid-section covered if all you're doing are planks and crunches.
All you need to complete this workout is a medicine ball, Swiss ball and a little bit of motivation. Use a medicine ball that challenges you to the fullest without compromising your form.
Kit you'll need
3-8kg medicine ball
How to do it
Beginners 2 x 10 reps
Intermediate 3 x 15 reps
Advanced 4 x 15 reps