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Straight Crunch

Exercise: Straight Crunch
Primary Muscles: Rectus Abdominus
Secondary Muscles: Internal and External Abdominal Obliques

  1. Lye on your back with your knees bent and hands by your sides for the beginner , across your chest for the intermediate and behind your neck for the advanced.
  2. Bring your shoulder blades up off the ground while keeping your head in a neutral position.
  3. Slowly lower your shoulders down towards the ground.

Helpful Hint:
When you bring your shoulders off the ground think of bringing your rib cage towards your hips.

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