Reverse Crunch

Abdominal Exercises

The reverse crunch main focus is in the lower abs. It gets deep into the core muscles and really strengthen your stomach muscles.

This exercise can be very hard on your back. so alter your move if needed.

Follow the instructions below and then watch the video to make sure that you are doing this exercise correctly, and make sure read The Benefits of the Reverse Crunch by the website Love to know.

Use the helpful tips to change the movement depending on your fitness level.

There a many variations to do the reverse abdominal crunch.

If you are doing the reverse abdominal crunch differently than wants mentioned below, that’s okay.

When doing this exercise make sure you feel it in the lower abdominals and not to much on the back.

Reverse Crunch Steps

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1.Lie on your back with knees bent and feet on the floor

2.Place hands on the floor or behind the head.

3.Bring your knees up towards the chest so they bend about 90 degrees.

4.Contract your abs and lift your hips off the floor in a very small movement.

5.Lower and repeat.

Please Note: If you start feeling pain or pressure on your lower back, place your hands under your hips to give your lower spine support.

The video below begins with the feet a few inches of the floor. By returning to this starting position each time you are getting more of a contraction on the abs.

Click on the video below and watch the demonstration of this reverse abdominal crunch.

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Here are some more ab exercise that you should give a try.

The Plank Pose

The plank pose exercise is a non-mover of the correct name is called isometric.

The Crunch Exercise

The crunch exercise is the most common exercise for the abdominal. It is a great exercise for the stomach. when you are just starting out.

Vertical Leg Crunch

The vertical leg crunch start off like the crunch exercise but takes it to the next level.

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