Cross-Body Crunch

Calisthenics / Beginner

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How to do the Cross-Body Crunch:

Muscles Worked

Abs secondary Obliques primary Muscles diagram

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The cross-body crunch is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the obliques and to a lesser degree also targets the abs ...more

The cross-body crunch is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the obliques and to a lesser degree also targets the abs.

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

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

Tips

  1. Try to move your shoulder toward your knee rather than moving your knee toward your shoulder.
  2. Remember to contract your abs while you perform the exercise, not just move your elbow.

Variations

  1. Do all the reps for one side and then switch to the other one.
  2. Start the exercise with your legs stretched out instead of knees bent.

Types

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

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Tips

  1. Try to move your shoulder toward your knee rather than moving your knee toward your shoulder.
  2. Remember to contract your abs while you perform the exercise, not just move your elbow.

Variations

  1. Do all the reps for one side and then switch to the other one.
  2. Start the exercise with your legs stretched out instead of knees bent.

Types

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