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Basic Crunches

from Allen Elliott

Place mat on ground then lay down on your back with your legs bent at a 45-degree angle, feet flat on floor, shoulder-width apart. Position arms cross-body holding shoulders. Head should be even with torso. Inhale then exhale to begin contracting lower abs. Slowly curl torso forward raising chest up toward pelvis to flex middle & upper abs. Inhale to return to starting position. Repeat this movement for all reps. Sit up and recover.
Helpful tips and Tricks
Keep your head up and your back, hips & chest in proper alignment. Keep arms crossed for the entire set.
Target Muscles