Crunches

Crunches

  1. Lay on your back with your knees bent, feet off the floor, and hands behind your ears.
  2. Without moving your legs, bring your chest up towards your knees so your shoulder blades come off the ground.
  3. Bring your chest back down, returning to your shoulder blades to the ground.
  4. Repeat.

Muscles: Lower, mid, and upper abs


Crunches - Reach Up

  1. Lay on your back with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor.
  2. Extend both arms straight up towards the ceiling.
  3. Sit-up raising your shoulder blades off the ground, driving your fingertips straight up towards the ceiling.
  4. Bring your shoulder blades back down, returning to your shoulder blades to the ground.
  5. Repeat.

Muscles: Upper abs

 

Bicycle Crunches

  1. Lay on your back with your knees bent, feet off the floor and hands behind your ears.
  2. Alternate bringing one elbow towards the opposite knee.
  3. Your elbow does not need to reach your knee, rather concentrate on bringing your shoulder off of the ground.

Muscles: Lower, mid, and upper abs