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Reverse Abdominals Crunches

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Do not hold your breath
  • Do not put any weight on your arms to support the movement

Reverse Abdominals Crunches

This exercise targets your lower abdominals area and requires no equipment to perform.

Muscle Group

Lower Abdominals


2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Lower Abdominals

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Lower Abdominals

Starting Position: Lie on the floor, face up with your head on the ground and your arms resting next to your sides. Lift your knees to a 90 degree angle, your shins parallel to the floor.

  1. 1 Exhaling, bring your knees to your chest while slightly lifting your head and tucking your chin to your chest. At the peak of the motion, your knees will be right over your chest and your chin will about one foot from your knees. Your arms stay by your sides the entire time. Hold for a two second count, squeezing your abdominals.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly return your legs and head to the starting position.
  3. 3Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.