Reverse Crunch

Calisthenics / Beginner

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  • 15 reps
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  • 134
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Average Sitewide Reverse Crunch Reps

  • 14 reps
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  • 100 reps
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Average Male Reverse Crunch Reps

  • 16 reps
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  • 100 reps
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  • 17
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  • #49
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Average Female Reverse Crunch Reps

How to do the Reverse Crunch:

Muscles Worked

Quads secondary Abs primary Muscles diagram

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The reverse crunch is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the quads ...more

The reverse crunch is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the quads.

The only reverse crunch equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different reverse crunch variations that you can try out that may require different types of reverse crunch equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper reverse crunch form is easy with the step by step reverse crunch instructions, reverse crunch tips, and the instructional reverse crunch technique video on this page. The reverse crunch is a n/a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the reverse crunch video, learn how to do the reverse crunch, and then be sure and browse through the reverse crunch workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Upper body should not move during crunch.
  2. Focus on contracting your abdominal muscles when raising your hips. Try to touch your knees to your head without moving upper body.
  3. The movement will not be much, but if done properly it should really target your lower abs.

Variations

  1. Place feet flat on floor with knees bent. Place hands behind head and crunch up allowing your shoulders to come off the ground. Focus on crunching inward to rising upward.
  2. Lie on your left side. Legs together and knees bent. Place your left hand behind your head and begin exercise by crunching your obliques.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Tips

  1. Upper body should not move during crunch.
  2. Focus on contracting your abdominal muscles when raising your hips. Try to touch your knees to your head without moving upper body.
  3. The movement will not be much, but if done properly it should really target your lower abs.

Variations

  1. Place feet flat on floor with knees bent. Place hands behind head and crunch up allowing your shoulders to come off the ground. Focus on crunching inward to rising upward.
  2. Lie on your left side. Legs together and knees bent. Place your left hand behind your head and begin exercise by crunching your obliques.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation