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Push Crunch

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Classification
Type basic
Mechanics isolated
Direction push
Equipment chest press station / push crunch station
Additional Equipment -
x Rate Push Crunch
 

Itīs an effective exercise.
 


Itīs a practicable exercise.
 


Itīs an often applied exercise.
 

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Instructions

Preparation

Sit in machine, place feet against platform and push hips against back pad. Grasp handles and extend arms.

Execution

Flex waist to push lever forward. Return, maintain waist tension and repeat.

Variations / Comments

Donīt bend hips. Lumbar spine remains pressed against back pad. Keep arms straight throughout motion. Donīt let shoulders drop against back pad when returning.

Lever Push Crunch Starting Position Starting Position
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Lever Push Crunch Ending Position Ending Position

Muscles

Target Rectus Abdominis
Synergist Obliques
Stabilizers Deltoid, Anterior | Pectoralis Major, Sternal | Triceps Brachii | Gluteus Maximus | Quadriceps
Lever Push Crunch Muscles Front
Front
Lever Push Crunch Muscles Rear
Rear