Standing X Crunch
How to: Standing X Crunch
Primary Muscles Used:Abs, Obliques
- Begin standing with both feet on the floor shoulder-width apart. Place both hands behind your head. Gently draw your ribs to your hips to engage your core. This is your starting position.
- While keeping your right leg extended, bend your left knee and draw it in towards your chest. At the same time, rotate your torso to the left to bring your right elbow to your knee. Untwist your torso and extend your left knee to return to the starting position. Immediately bend your right knee and draw it in towards your chest and rotate your torso to the right to bring your left elbow to your knee.
- Untwist your torso and extend your right knee to return to the starting position. You should feel tension in your core and obliques throughout this exercise. Continue alternating between sides for the specified number of repetitions or time. Maintain control of your breathing throughout.
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