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Ab Crunch Machine

Exercise Data

Type: Strength
Main Muscle Worked: Abdominals
Equipment: Machine
Mechanics Type: Isolation
Level: Intermediate
Sport: No
Force: Pull
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Ab Crunch Machine Guide

Main Muscle: Abdominals

  1. Select a light resistance and sit down on the ab machine placing your feet under the pads provided and grabbing the top handles. Your arms should be bent at a 90 degree angle as you rest the triceps on the pads provided. This will be your starting position.
  2. At the same time, begin to lift the legs up as you crunch your upper torso. Breathe out as you perform this movement. Tip: Be sure to use a slow and controlled motion. Concentrate on using your abs to move the weight while relaxing your legs and feet.
  3. After a second pause, slowly return to the starting position as you breathe in.
  4. Repeat the movement for the prescribed amount of repetitions.

Caution:

  • For this exercise, always select a weight that you can easily handle as using too much weight can easily lead to injury.



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Jul 26, 2014 10:09 AM: Excellent



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Mar 27, 2014 7:27 PM: Good warm-up.



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Mar 4, 2014 7:56 AM: the pain means its working



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Review: Ab Crunch Machine

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Feb 8, 2014 12:24 AM: Someone wanna tell me how many sets and reps of this is recomended?



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Review: Ab Crunch Machine

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9/10

Aug 1, 2013 5:26 PM: I love using ab crunch machines. I do light weights / high reps....really gives me a good burn and very little stress on low back if you suffer with low back pain. You can also rotate trunk 90 degrees in machine and work the side obliques.



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Review: Ab Crunch Machine

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7/10

May 17, 2013 4:23 AM: I use techno gym's total ab and I love it! For the first time in my ab history, I feel something. I have used the above one and never felt anything.



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Apr 16, 2013 12:30 AM: Push thru the pain



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Mar 24, 2013 12:14 AM: for really good burn, I do mini crunches with heavy weight, first contract all the way and do 3-4 inch reps 10-12, then come to the top of those and hit the next set of abs with 3-4 inch reps, I do 4 parts 10-12 each (40-50 total), at the end should be making that omg those just kicked my ass face,...+See More



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