Virtual Gym: Ab crunch

Ab crunch (Abs)

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Ab crunch

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Starting Position:

- Lie on a mat on your back. However, if getting on the floor is difficult for any reason then perform it on your bed.

- Make sure that your lower back is relaxed against the mat during this exercise.

- Bend your knees until your legs are at a 45-degree angle.

- Keep both feet on the floor.

- Place both hands crossed over your chest or finger tips on the side of your head for support.

Movement:

- Contracting the upper abs, raise your head and upper torso off the floor until your shoulders are slightly lifted.

- Slowly return to the starting position, stopping just short of your head touching the floor.

- Key Points:

- Exhale as you contract the abs.

- Inhale while returning to the starting position.

- Keep your eyes focused on the ceiling to avoid pulling with your neck.

- Your hands should not be used to lift the head or assist in the movement.

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