Reverse Crunches

Reverse Crunches: Printable Instructions

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How to do Reverse Crunches



Start on your back with bent knees in a crunch position. With your abs contracted, curl your hips off the floor and crunch further in. Pause a moment and return slowly.


  • Brace your core throughout the entire exercise.

  • Avoid doing the exercise too quickly. Instead, lower your legs slowly and in a controlled fashion.

  • Keep your head in line with your neck and spine.

Common Mistakes

Illustrated Guide

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