Crunch




An abdominal exercise to help tone the muscles and strengthen your core.


Instructions:

  • Lie on your back with knees slightly bent and hands beside your ears.

  • Curl yourself up and forward. Keep your lower back pressed to the floor.

  • Pause at the top then slowly lower yourself.


Step UP Levels:

  • 10 - Starter

  • 20 - Balance

  • 30 - Level UP


The area of the body it supports

  • Rectus Abdominis


Types of equipment needed: None


Benefits:


  • Burns calories

  • Improves posture

  • Reduce lower back pain

  • No equipment required

  • Target the bowel movement


Aim to do 3 sets of the Starter level at the beginning of your workout. To build progression, add a vertical leg crunch by lying face-up on the floor with your legs straight and then moving your upper body.