Trainer: Joe Giordano, AtlantiCare LifeCenter in Egg Harbor Township

Exercise: TRX Rip Trainer - straight arm twists

Muscles targeted: Abdominals, Obliques

Equipment: TRX Rip Trainer (difficulty depends on distance from base)

Reps/sets: 10 to 15 reps per side/2 to 3 sets

Hook the Rip Trainer to a sturdy base at about shoulder level. Grab the Rip Trainer with palms down and walk out to the desired resistance. Take a shoulder width stance with knees slightly bent.

Straighten and lock arms and begin to twist from the core and away from the resistance. Repeat 10 to 15 times and switch to work the opposite side.