Activate Your Obliques With One Core Move

Squeeze the sides of your abs with this dynamic move, that will also give you a good full body stretch.

How To Activate The Obliques

This move—called Candlestick Dippers—is sure to activate those oblique muscles. The objective is to bend directly at the side, trying not to lean forward as you bend. As you return to the starting position, squeeze your obliques (sides).

Complete 3 sets of 12-15 reps on each side.

Want more from Heather Wilson-Phillips? Check out her YouTube channel for other exercises to try out. Wilson-Phillips is a TV host and producer; a fitness and lifestyle coach; and owner at The Fitness Empire & Fierce N’ Fit Workouts. Skechers provided her shorts and shoes for this video.