Diamond Crunches Exercise Guide
Diamond Crunches are bodyweight exercise that works your lower abs, splenius and upper abs.
Diamond Crunches are great moderate move. When done correctly, they can effectively target your core, neck, upper body and waist.
They require no equipment to do.
How to do Diamond Crunches
Lie on your back with knees out to the sides and soles of your feet touching. Bring your arms out in front and lift your shoulder blades off the ground. Hold a moment at the top and ease back down.
Learn how to do diamond crunches from this step-by-step illustrations:
The muscles used for diamond crunches may change slightly based on the your trained range of motion and technique, but in the most general case, the muscles used for diamond crunches are:
- Lower Abs
- Upper Abs
- Transverse Abs
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|Type(s)||Bodyweight, Calisthenic, Strength, Aerobic, Cardio, Endurance|
|Muscles Worked||Lower Abdominals, Splenius, Upper Abdominals, Transverse Abdominis|
|Location||At Gym, At Home, Outdoor|
|Major Exercise||Ab Crunches|