45 minute beginner oblique workout with rings at home

Here's everything you need to try our 45 minute beginner oblique workout with rings at home. For each circuit, complete each exercise one after the other and repeat it for 3 rounds before continuing on to the next circuit.

45 min read
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Sean Klein
Last updated
09/02/24
In This Workout
  • Circuit 1
  • Side Plank
  • Side Plank with Reach Through
  • Ring Kneeling Tricep Extensions
  • Circuit 2
  • Ring Fall-Outs
  • Frog Pump
  • Heel Taps

Circuit 1

Complete this round 3 times.

Side Plank

Complete 20 seconds

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.

Side Plank with Reach Through

Complete 8 repetitions

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.

Ring Kneeling Tricep Extensions

Complete 8 repetitions

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.

Circuit 2

Complete this round 3 times.

Ring Fall-Outs

Complete 8 repetitions

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.

Frog Pump

Complete 25 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Frog Pump

Follow these cues to perform Frog Pump correctly:

  • Keep soles of the feet together, try different feet positioning to find where you can get maximal glute activation.

Heel Taps

Complete 20 repetitions

Coaching Tips For Heel Taps

Follow these cues to perform Heel Taps correctly:

  • Start by lifting the head and pressing the lower back into the floor, this will create tension in the abdominals
  • Slowly tap the heels, alternating each rep.

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