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Crunch To Oblique Crunch

How To Do A Crunch To Oblique Crunch Exercise Video Demonstration and Guide

The crunch to oblique crunch also known as the side bend, is an ab exercise combo that targets all areas of the abs.

To get started:

  1. Lie down on your back with your hands behind your ears, knees bent, and feet flat on the ground.
  2. Complete a crunch by contracting your abs and curling up so your shoulders are off the ground.
  3. Ensure your neck is in alignment.
  4. This means do not curl pull on the back of your head to crunch.
  5. Pause at the top of the crunch for 1-2 seconds, then contract your obliques by bending to the side so your elbow moves towards your hip on the same side.
  6. Reverse the side bend while still staying in the crunch position, and repeat on the other side.
  7. Come back to center, and reverse the crunch position back down to the ground.
  8. That’s 1 rep.
  9. Repeat.

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