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Medicine Crunch

  • Beginner
  • Medicine Ball
  • Abdominals

Setup instructions

1) Lay on your back and plant the feet on the floor - knees up towards the ceiling.

2) Grab the weight in a floor press position - in front of your chest with arms extended.

Perform instructions

1) Curl up by tightening the abs.

2) On the way up raise the weight upwards - the endpoint should be slightly in front of you.

3) Pause for a second and slowly lower yourself to the starting position.

4) Repeat.

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