Question about exercise machine HELP!!

  • Mikeylikesit

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    Jan 17, 2011 5:05 PM GMT
    Hey .....Does that torso Rotation machine the one that you sit in and rotate your hips. Does it actually do any good for ur abs and obliques??. Wondering or am I wasting my time with it??...LOL

    Thanks much=)
  • Mikeylikesit

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    Jan 17, 2011 7:48 PM GMT
    Where is Chuckytstud when you need him!!!....LOL
  • Ironman4U

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    Jan 17, 2011 7:54 PM GMT
    I like them for isolating the obliques. Need to make sure you have enough weight on to push yourself and feel it without compromising your form.
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    Jan 17, 2011 8:57 PM GMT
    Sure, it works. They wouldn't spend all that money if it wasn't helping some.

    Twist and shout. Wait 1 day.
  • Mikeylikesit

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    Jan 17, 2011 9:16 PM GMT
    Thanks chucky....My life is complete!!....icon_lol.gif
  • Jessie_Lee

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    Jan 18, 2011 12:56 AM GMT
    The torso rotation machine works, as long as you're using it properly to target your obliques. It works the serratus (internal obliques), which extends from the side of the abs to the lats at an upward angle, covering the ribs. For bodybuilding purposes, it adds a lot of definition to the midsection and complements your abs really well. For functional purposes, it helps supports your spine and is the primary muscle for rotating your torso, so you can turn to someone to the side without moving from your chair. For sports, it is an important muscle, especially for when you're throwing with one hand (baseball, American football), swinging objects (hockey, golf, tennis, baseball), etc. It is part of the group of core muscles in the body.