Abdominals Crunches w/Exercise Ball

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Do not bounce the ball on the floor

Abdominals Crunches w/Exercise Ball

This exercise targets your abdominals and provides a low to moderate cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Lower, Middle & Upper Abdominals

Frequency

2 Days a Week to
4 Days a Week

Equipment

Exercise Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit

Low to Moderate

Muscle Group: Lower, Middle & Upper Abdominals

Equipment: Exercise Ball

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 4 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low to Moderate

Exercise Category: Exercise Ball Exercises – Abdominals


Starting Position: Lay down flat on your back with your knees bent and your arms on the floor, straight out over your head. Hold an exercise ball between your feet.

  1. 1 Exhale and simultaneously lift the
    ball with your legs while reaching your arms
    towards your knees. Your hands should trouch your knees and your shoulders should come up off the floor.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly return to
    starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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