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Reverse Crunch (Arms Up)

  • Beginner
  • Body weight
  • Abdominals

Setup instructions

1) Sit on your tailbone, bend your knees and plant the feet on the floor - your knees should face upwards.

2) Place your hands in the crease between your thigh and knee.

3) Extend your arms fully and lean back. Tighten your core and release your arms - hold this position.

4) Lift your feet off the floor (about a foot or 2) and lift your arms up over your head.

Perform instructions

1) Bring your knees in towards your chest and 'crunch'. You should look like a 'V' at the endpoint with your arms up and calves pointing down. Pause here and breathe out.

2) Now, extend your legs to the starting position.

3) Repeat.

Health benefits

Muscular Endurance · Strength

Skills

Coordination · Balance

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