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Crunch, Kneeling

 
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Classification
Type auxiliary
Mechanics isolated
Direction pull
Equipment high cable pulley
Additional Equipment -
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Itīs an effective exercise.
 


Itīs a practicable exercise.
 


Itīs an often applied exercise.
 

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Instructions

Preparation

Kneel in front of high cable pulley and grasp cable attachment with both hands. Keep hand behind back of head. Keep back straight and hips flexed.

Execution

Flex waist to bring torso down with elbows moving toward thighs. Return, maintain tension. Repeat.

Variations / Comments

Donīt hyperextend back at top of motion. Hips should not, or just little, be flexed during exercise. Use any cable attachment, preferably robe or v-grip.

Cable Crunch, Kneeling Starting Position Starting Position
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Cable Crunch, Kneeling Ending Position Ending Position

Muscles

Target Rectus Abdominus
Synergist Obliques
Stabilizers Latissiumus Dorsi | Rhomboids | Deltoid, Posterior | Pectoralis Major, Clavicular | Pectoralis Major, Sternal | Triceps Brachii
Cable Crunch, Kneeling Muscles Front
Front
Cable Crunch, Kneeling Muscles Rear
Rear