30 minute beginner oblique workout with rings

Here's everything you need to try our 30 minute beginner oblique workout with rings. For each circuit, complete each exercise one after the other and repeat it for 3 rounds before continuing on to the next circuit.

30 min read
Sean Klein
Created by
Sean Klein
Last updated
16/05/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • Bear Crawl
  • Side Plank with Reach Through
  • Side Plank
  • Circuit 2
  • Ring Kneeling Tricep Extensions
  • Ring Fall-Outs

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

Bear Crawl

Complete 10 meters

Core
Trunk
Resisting Rotation

Coaching Tips For Bear Crawl

Follow these cues to perform Bear Crawl correctly:

  • Keep lower back as flat as able
  • Do not bring knees too close to elbows
  • Move the opposite arm and leg at the same time.

Side Plank with Reach Through

Complete 8 repetitions

Core
Trunk
Resisting Rotation

The side plank with reach through is a great resisting rotation exercise that brings some dynamic movement to the traditional side plank.

Benefits of Side Plank with Reach Through

The main benefit of the side plank with reach through is its ability to create adaptation in the obliques. This exercise can be a great way to build some dynamic core work into a training programme rather than just focusing on the traditional static holds.

How To Do Side Plank with Reach Through

  1. Start in a solid side plank position with the hips high, the feet stacked on top of each other and the elbow below the shoulder.
  2. Bring the hand under the body and touch the floor based on your range.
  3. Rotate the body and hips so they face the floor as much as able when reaching under the body.
  4. Bring the body slowly back to the starting position and reach the hand towards the ceiling.

Coaching Tips For Side Plank with Reach Through

Follow these cues to perform Side Plank with Reach Through correctly:

  • Keep hips and shoulders inline
  • Lock the elbow and do not allow it to bend.

Side Plank

Complete 20 seconds

Core
Trunk
Resisting Rotation

Coaching Tips For Side Plank

Follow these cues to perform Side Plank correctly:

  • Keep the hips in line with the shoulders
  • Tilt your pelvis so the lower back is slightly rounded and squeeze the abdominals.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

Ring Kneeling Tricep Extensions

Complete 8 repetitions

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Isolation
Upper Body
Triceps

Coaching Tips For Ring Kneeling Tricep Extensions

Follow these cues to perform Ring Kneeling Tricep Extensions correctly:

  • Keep the triceps in a fixed position
  • Isolate the triceps.

Ring Fall-Outs

Complete 8 repetitions

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Core
Trunk
Anterior Core

Coaching Tips For Ring Fall-Outs

Follow these cues to perform Ring Fall-Outs correctly:

  • Slowly press your hands overhead, resisting the extension of the lower back.

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