Single Leg Crunch-Up

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The single leg crunch up is a beginner core exercise. This exercise targets both the upper and lower abs and is suitable for any fitness level.


Picture of 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

single leg crunch-up - step 1

Step 1

Start with both of your arms and legs stretched out.

single leg crunch-up - step 2

Step 2

Pull one of your legs up and crunch up towards it with both of your arms.

single leg crunch-up - step 3

Step 3

Lie back down to the starting position and repeat.