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Exercise Demonstrations

Crunches with Twist

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Crunches with Twist Exercise

Starting Position

Lie on the floor or a mat on your back, with knees bent and hands behind head. Feet should be flat on the ground. Keep a space between your chin and chest (looking diagonal towards the ceiling).

Action

EXHALE: As you lift up, rotate upper body toward one side, then rotate back to center.

INHALE: Lower your back to the floor. Alternate sides.

Special Instructions

Don't use your hands and arms to help lift you up - use abdominals and hips.

Muscles Worked: Abs, Obliques