Exercise Profile
  • Target Muscle Group
  • Exercise TypeStrength
  • Equipment RequiredExercise Ball
  • MechanicsIsolation
  • Force TypePull
  • Experience LevelIntermediate
  • Secondary Muscles
    None
Target Muscle Group

Abs

Abs Muscle Anatomy Diagram

Exercise Ball Crunch Instructions

  1. The exercise ball crunch is a great all round ab exercise. Lower back support makes it ideal for those with lower back problems/injuries. Sit on the exercise ball with your feet flat on the floor wider than shoulder with apart.
  2. Step forward with your feet allowing the exercise ball to roll back to your lower back.
  3. Touch the side of your head with the tips of your fingers. This is the start position.
  4. Crunching your abs, pull your torso up so your elbows are aiming for your knees.
  5. Squeeze the abs tight and pause. 
  6. Then lower back to the start position.
  7. Repeat for desired reps.

‚ÄčExercise Tips:

  1. The longer you hold the crunch the harder your ab muscles have to work.
  2. Increase the effectiveness of this exercise by holding the crunch for a slow count of 2.
3 Comments
Atifmohamed
Posted on: Tue, 07/30/2013 - 22:14

is there another workout give the same result because i dont have a ball

Paco
Posted on: Wed, 10/03/2012 - 14:20

Wrong position of your arms ;)

Timber
Posted on: Wed, 06/12/2013 - 13:41

What's the right position then?

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