Exercise Guide

Crunch On Exercise Ball

Rectus Abdominis
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required:Exercise Ball
Variations available (16)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

  • the advantage over Crunch on the ground is the bigger movement radius, this demands your abs even more

Starting Position

  • lay down on a gymnastic ball with the upper back
  • your hands are at the temples
  • pull the shoulder blades backwards
  • your feet are shoulder width apart on the ground and stabilize your position

Correct Execution

  • lift your upper body slowly
  • your legs stay stable as you do the crunch
  • at the end of the lift the gymnastic ball is below your lower back
  • hold your position for a short moment
  • guide back the upper body and repeat

tip for the workout

  • increase the intensity of this ab exercises by putting a weight plate onto your chest
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