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Reverse Crunch

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Type: Strength Main Muscle Worked: Abdominals Equipment: Body Only Mechanics Type: Isolation Level: Beginner Sport: NoForce: Pull
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Reverse Crunch Guide

Main Muscle: Abdominals

  1. Lie down on the floor with your legs fully extended and arms to the side of your torso with the palms on the floor. Your arms should be stationary for the entire exercise.
  2. Move your legs up so that your thighs are perpendicular to the floor and feet are together and parallel to the floor. This is the starting position.
  3. While inhaling, move your legs towards the torso as you roll your pelvis backwards and you raise your hips off the floor. At the end of this movement your knees will be touching your chest.
  4. Hold the contraction for a second and move your legs back to the starting position while exhaling.
  5. Repeat for the recommended amount of repetitions.

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May 26, 2015 2:10 PM: this exercise is a killer. highly recommended to strenghten your lower abs.

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May 18, 2015 6:05 PM: First time trying this exercise. Gonna go for the burn. Wish me luck!

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9/10

Jan 6, 2015 10:39 AM: Can get easy(high-reps) so I always do this in a super-set for the best burn.

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Mar 3, 2014 2:40 PM: Can't wait to try this tonight!

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Sep 27, 2013 4:45 PM: add cable weight to feet for resistance, and contraction is the main part.

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Sep 27, 2013 4:45 PM: add cable weight to feet for resistance, and contraction is the main part.

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Aug 8, 2013 6:33 PM: East ten, I can feel the burn and I love high reps with short rest periods and this does it for me.

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May 27, 2013 2:46 PM: Good exercise, I just started today

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Feb 3, 2013 11:24 AM: Looks ineffective, but definitely not the case... good exercise to do in a set till failure

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Nov 4, 2012 1:04 PM: Really good for lower abs.

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