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Crossed-arms Crunch

Angle-Based Images: Crossed-arms Crunch Video
Angle-Based Images: Crossed-arms Crunch Video
Angle-Based Images: Crossed-arms Crunch Video
Angle-Based Images: Crossed-arms Crunch Video
Angle-Based Images: Crossed-arms Crunch Video
Crossed-arms Crunch: Step 1
Step 1 Lie flat on your back and cross your arms across your chest. Bend your knees and firmly plant your feet on the floor. This is your starting position.
Crossed-arms Crunch: Step 2
Step 2 Brace your core and lift your shoulders and upper back off of the floor. Hold at the top for a second and then retract back down to starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Don't come up too high. Raise your torso just enough to get your shoulder blades off the floor.

Make sure to lower your torso to the floor at the end of each rep.

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