5 Effective Crunch Workout You Must Try

Seeing someone with a flat abs is really frustrating especially for anyone who are looking directly looking at them. Who would not want to have that flat abs?

Did you know that men and women who have achieved flat and sexy abs has gone through a lot which is no easy thing to do. If you want to achieve flat abs then you need to know more than the usual crunches that you do and really dedicate time for this daily and having a healthy and balance diet along with doing other exercises.

But for you to start things here are the 5 effective crunch workouts you can try.

Crunch Exercise # 1: Ballerina Twist
What it Targets: Abs and Obliques
Procedure:

  1. Start by sitting on the mat
  2. Then your legs extending with your toes pointed and thighs together
  3. Then have your abs contracted
  4. Then lean on your back
  5. Then pace your forearms on the mat with your palms flat and fingers forward
  6. While leaving your left forearm on the mat
  7. Then lift your right arm overhead while twisting your torso to the left
  8. Then return to the center
  9. Then switch arms and twist right

Note:  You can do Ballerina Twist 20 to 30 alternating repetitions and having it done with 2 to 3 sets.

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Crunch Exercise # 2: Twist and Drop
What it Targets: Abs, Arms, Legs and Obliques
Procedure:

  1. Start by standing with your feet with slightly wider than shoulder-width apart
  2. Then do a hinge position from your hips while placing both hands on the mat which is about 1 foot in front of your feet
  3. Then keep your head down while contracting your abs and lifting your left foot
  4. Then sweep your left leg in front of your right while turning your right foot out to your sides while bending your right knee
  5. Then lower your hips towards the floor
  6. Then keep your left leg straight
  7. Then return to start
  8. Then switch sides and repeat process

Note:  You can do Twist and Drop for 12 to 15 alternating repetitions and having it done with 2 to 3 sets.

Crunch Exercise # 3: Ballerina Leg Lift
What it Targets: Abs, Legs and Obliques
Procedure:

  1. Start by sitting on the mat with legs extending
  2. Then your thighs together and toes pointed and abs contracted
  3. Then lean back while placing the forearms on the mat
  4. Then palms flat and your fingers facing forward
  5. Then leave your left forearm on the mat while raising your right arm overhead
  6. Then twist your torso to your left
  7. While lifting your upper body and left leg 45 degrees
  8. Then return to the center and switch sides

Note:  You can do Ballerina Leg Lift for 20 to 20 alternating repetitions and having it done with 2 to 3 sets.

Crunch Exercise # 4: Double Ballerina
What it Targets: Abs, Legs and Obliques
Procedure:

  1. Start by sitting on the mat with legs extending
  2. Then your thighs together and toes pointed and abs contracted
  3. Then lean back while placing the forearms on the mat
  4. Then palms flat and your fingers facing forward
  5. Then leave your left forearm on the mat while raising your right arm overhead
  6. Then while you twist your torso to your left
  7. Lift both your legs 45 degrees

Note:  You can do Double Ballerina for 20 to 20 alternating repetitions and having it done with 2 to 3 sets.

Crunch Exercise # 5: Drop/Arm Lift
What it Targets: Abs, Legs, Arms, and Obliques
Procedure:

  1. First follow the instructions of “Twist and Drop Exercise” (Crunch Exercise # 3)
  2. Then raise right arm overhead
  3. Then lift your leg towards your right knee
  4. Then go low
  5. Then do 5 leg lifts and return to start
  6. Then switch sides and repeat process

Note:  You can do Drop/Arm Lift for 12 to 15 alternating repetitions and having it done with 2 to 3 sets.

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