logoHome Gym Exercises

Simply train effectively!

Exercise Benefits With Proper Form & Technique

Crunch On Exercise Ball

through 9 votes
muscles:Rectus AbdominisMuscle
auxiliary muscles:ObliquesMuscle
required:Exercise Ball
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength
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