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Synonyms for oblique

Synonyms for oblique

not taking a direct or straight line or course

Synonyms for oblique

a diagonally arranged abdominal muscle on either side of the torso

slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled

indirect in departing from the accepted or proper way

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Table 5 below presents the figures for agreement, animacy and humanness with singular obliques (NN1) and with overtly-marked plural oblique nouns (NN2).
See below for exercises that specifically target the external and internal abdominal oblique muscles.
For strengthening the obliques, the top five exercises are:
Stimulation of muscle contractions of the hamstrings, gluteals, abdominals and obliques is crucial to postural restoration and maintenance
However, when the pre-planned decomposition of this interaction was carried out [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 2 OMITTED], the oblique effect was absent in the 5 s untilled delay (obliques: M in deg = 4.
Thanks to a special set of exercises called oblique (o-BLEEK) crunches, the muscles along the side of Brittany's body are stronger and more flexible than ever before.
To stretch your obliques, lower your bent knees to the floor on your left while you turn your head and stretch your arms to the floor on the right.
This involves some external oblique action, but the move is primarily felt in the internal obliques.
Benefits: This exercise tones the abdominals and obliques to help accentuate your waist.
The abdominals are very important in running, particularly the obliques (the abdominal muscles that you feel on your sides at the waist).
To stimulate the obliques, add a twist to the right and left at the mid-range of the exercise (Photo 3).
Works on: Strengthens the internal and external obliques as well as shoulders and rear deltoids.
Oblique Reach Sit-Up Benefits:This exercise tones the abdominals and obliques to help accentuate your waist.
In this movement, the spine is flexed forward by the activation of the rectus abdominis muscles as well as support from the internal and external obliques.
Now, it's time for abdominal work - 10 counts of variations of the sit-up, and crunches for my obliques.