Crunches - Free Weight

Other types of Crunches: Bodyweight Machine Medicine Ball Stability Ball


  • Pick up a weight and lay down in the hook-lying position. Set the weight on your chest or abs.

  • Lift your head and shoulders off the floor pushing the weight off of your body slightly. Pause, then lower.

  • Abdominals 

  • Rectus abdominis

  • TIP: Keep the weight off your sternum so that it does not affect your breathing.


Variations for Crunches

  • Decline Crunches

    This crunch uses your upper body as weight since it is positioned on a decline.

 

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