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Oblique Crunch

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auxiliary muscles:Rectus AbdominisMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (16)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • lay your back and head on a fitness mat or the ground
  • bend the knees and turn them to one side
  • one leg now lies on the ground, the other one on it
  • your upper body sticks to the ground
  • hold the hands to the temples

Correct Execution

  • guide your upper body up as high as you can
  • head and blades lift off the ground
  • the lower back stays on the ground
  • hold the head in extension to the spine
  • hold the tension for a moment and then come back to the starting position
  • repeat the exercise several times, also with the other side