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Oblique Crunch - Adominal Exercise

How to Do the Oblique Crunch Adominal Exercise


Updated May 09, 2008

Oblique Crunch

Oblique Crunch

E. Quinn
The obliques crunch is a great ab exercise that targets the rectus abdominis, the external obliques and internal obliques.

How to do it:

  • Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor.
  • Slowly drop your legs to the left and let your knees rest near the floor.
  • Place your fingertips to the side of your head just behind your ears.
  • Push your lower back into the floor flattening the arch and hold.
  • Curl up slowly so both your shoulders lift off the floor a few inches.
  • Hold for a count of 2 and return to the start position.
  • Repeat for the desired number of reps and switch to the other side.

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