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Exercise Demonstrations

Reverse Crunch

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Reverse Crunch Exercise

Starting Position

Lie on the floor or a mat on your back, with knees bent and hands behind head. Lift legs and bend knees to 90 degrees. Keep a space between your chin and chest (looking diagonal towards the ceiling).


EXHALE: Pull knees in toward chest and hold for 2 seconds.

INHALE: Slowly lower legs back to starting position.

Special Instructions

Don't use your momentum to swing your legs up. Try to keep the motion controlled by your abs.

Muscles Worked: Abs