The reverse crunch is a very effective exercise which targets the abdominal muscles of the core. Now, you don’t need any equipment besides a soft surface so it’s a convenient movement which can be done anywhere for an effective workout. The reverse crunch is also very beneficial as it mimics a more natural movement and the exercise works the core stabilizer muscles.
So, don’t forget to include the reverse crunch the next time you hit your abs but make sure to train hard to see optimal results.
In This Exercise:
- Target Muscle Group: Rectus Abdominis
- Type: Strength
- Mechanics: Isolation
- Equipment: Exercise Mat
- Difficulty: Beginner
- Lay on your back and place your arms on the floor slightly beneath your butt.
- Then, bend your knees and lift your legs up toward your abs until they lift slightly off the floor.
- Now, lower your legs back down until a few inches from the ground.
- Complete the ideal number of reps and then perform the desired amount of sets.
Variations & Tips:
- You can place your hands beneath your butt or behind your head to perform the movement.
- The reverse crunch is a great abdominal exercise for the core muscles.