Monday, August 13, 2012

Basic Crunch Exercise


Directions:

1) Lie flat on the floor or mat with knees bent, and clasp your hands behind your head.

2) Keeping your elbows wide, engage your abdominals, and lift your upper torso to achieve a crunching movement.

3) Slowly return to the starting position. Perform 10-15 repetitions for 3 sets.


Avoid: Pulling your neck or tilting your hips toward the floor.


Exercise Que: Your chin should be slightly tucked, directing your look toward the inner thigh.



This exercise is not recommended if you exhibit back pain and or neck pain.

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