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Reverse Crunch

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

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • lay down your back on a fitness mat or the ground
  • bend the knee joints and hold them right above your hips
  • the lower legs are in a 90 degree angle to the thighs
  • put the hands next to the body on the ground

Correct Execution

  • guide the knees in direction to the head
  • the knee joints remain in the 90 degree angle, while the hips lift off the ground
  • your abs are rolling in a bit
  • your arms stabilize your body
  • go back into the starting position, avoid going into a hollow-back
  • the knees remain bent
  • the movement only comes from the abs
  • repeat