Abs Exercise Database -> Crunch with Hands Overhead

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Crunch with Hands Overhead

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Crunch with Hands Overhead

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Exercise Details

Main Muscle Group : Abs

Detailed Muscle Group : Upper Abs

Type : Strength

Mechanics : Isolation

Equipment : Body Only

Difficulty : Beginner

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How To Perform Exercise

Steps :

1.) Begin this exercise by lying with your back flat on the floor and knees bent.

2.) With your feet flat on the floor, take your arms and stretch them overhead with your palms overlapping each other.

3.) From the floor position, curl your body up from the abdominals and take your shoulder blades off of the floor, keeping your arms straight with your head.

4.) During the upward motion keep your arms straight and don’t move them forward in front of your head.

5.) As you continue your upward motion, exhale and hold in the contraction.

6.) Lower yourself back down to the starting position, exhaling on the way down.

7.) Repeat this exercise for the amount of repetitions needed.