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Swiss Ball Crunch

Angle-Based Images: Swiss Ball Crunch Video
Angle-Based Images: Swiss Ball Crunch Video
Angle-Based Images: Swiss Ball Crunch Video
Angle-Based Images: Swiss Ball Crunch Video
Angle-Based Images: Swiss Ball Crunch Video
Swiss Ball Crunch: Step 1
Step 1 Lie back on a Swiss ball with knees bent at a 90-degree angle and feet on the floor about shoulder-width apart. Interlace your fingers behind your head. The ball should be under your hips and lower back. This is your starting position.
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Swiss Ball Crunch: Step 2
Step 2 Crunch your torso toward your knees, raising your chest upward. Stop when the middle of your back loses contact with the ball. Pause, then return to starting position.

Progressions & Variations

Tips

Avoid neck strain by touching your head very lightly.

Do not sit too low on the ball. Your abs should be stretched in the down position and fully contracted at the top.

Begin each rep with your abs stretched.

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