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Abdominals Cable Crunches

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Abdominals Cable Crunches

This exercise targets your abdominals and provides a low to moderate cardio benefit.

Muscle Group

Middle & Upper Abdominals


2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week


High Pulley

Cardiovascular Benefit

Low to Moderate

Muscle Group: Middle & Upper Abdominals

Equipment: High Pulley

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low to Moderate

Exercise Category: Middle & Upper Abdominals

Starting Position: Using the high pulley and a rope attachment, grab the rope and place your wrists by your head. Holding it in place, face the machine and get down on your knees, your back at a 45 degree angle to the floor, head facing down.

  1. 1 Exhale and slowly crunch towards the ground, making the pulley come down. Do not pull on the rope with your arms. Stop when your head is several inches from the ground.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly return to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.