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Abdominal Crunches


How to Perform this E-cise™

  1. Lie on your back with your knees bent at a 90 degree angle and your feet flat on the wall.
    • Keep your feet parallel, pointed straight up toward the ceiling and in line with your knees and hips.
  2. Interlace your fingers behind your head.
  3. Look back and up (toward the ceiling above and behind you).
  4. Use your abdominal muscles to raise your shoulders up about two inches off of the floor, then back to the floor.
    • Keep your elbows back (in line with your shoulders).
    • Keep your back extended and flat throughout the movement.
  5. Repeat as directed on your menu.

Fun Facts

Did you know your "core" stretches from your toes all the way up to your skull? If you really want to impact your core, focus on the entire body. The muscles of a balanced body know when to work and when not to work. Your abdominal muscles are just one piece of the whole puzzle!
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