Exercise Profile
  • Target Muscle Group
  • Exercise TypeStrength
  • Equipment RequiredBodyweight
  • MechanicsCompound
  • Force TypePull
  • Experience LevelBeginner
  • Secondary Muscles
Target Muscle Group


Abs Muscle Anatomy Diagram

Side Crunch With Leg Lift Instructions

  1. The side crunch with leg lift is a great exercise for hitting the abs and obliques. Grab a mat and lay down on your left side.
  2. Your legs should be straight and together. Your left arm should go across your stomach and your hand touching the area you're going to work.
  3. Your right arm should be touching the right side of your head (not holding your head, only touch with your finger tips).
  4. In one motion, lift your right leg up and crunch into your right side.
  5. Pause, then lower back to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for desired reps and them do the same for your other side.

Exercise Tips:

  1. Hold the top position for longer to increase intensity.
Posted on: Tue, 10/07/2014 - 17:31

Very good abdominal exercise....

Posted on: Sat, 12/22/2012 - 04:42


Posted on: Thu, 10/25/2012 - 01:10

just want to know if this exercise is really going to help me burn fat?

Posted on: Thu, 12/20/2012 - 02:46

The exercise is more likely to build strength. It may increase tone as a result but the excess fat you appear to have is more due to a imbalance of calorie intake and calorie expenditure. To burn the fat you will need to increase the calorie expenditure by increasing the intensity.