Beach Ab Crunches

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The beach ab crunch is a beginner exercise that targets the mid-section and is suitable for all fitness levels.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Abdominals

Abdominals

The abdominal muscles (abs) provide movement and support to your core area. The deeper and closer to the spine the particular abdominal muscle is, the more effect over body posture it will have, and this often contributes significantly to a healthy back.

Exercise Instructions


beach ab crunches - step 1

Step 1

Start on your back with your legs raised and your ankles crossed.

beach ab crunches - step 2

Step 2

With your hands placed by your side, crunch up and contract your abs. As you crunch, breath out and press your lower back against the floor.

beach ab crunches - step 3

Step 3

Lower your shoulder blades back down to the mat and repeat.