Vertical Leg Crunch

Calisthenics / Pilates / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

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Sitewide Performance

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  • 19 reps
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  • 25 reps
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  • 11
    times logged
  • #299
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Average Sitewide Vertical Leg Crunch Reps

  • 19 reps
    average reps
  • 25 reps
    best reps
  • 11
    times logged
  • #291
    popularity rank

Average Male Vertical Leg Crunch Reps

  • 0 reps
    average reps
  • 0 reps
    best reps
  • 0
    times logged
  • #307
    popularity rank

Average Female Vertical Leg Crunch Reps

How to do Vertical Leg Crunch:

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vertical leg crunch is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs ...more

vertical leg crunch is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs.

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

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

Tips

  1. Focus on crunching your abs and using them to raise your hands closer to your feet.
  2. Try to make your feet parallel to the floor (this may seem impossible for some, but try to stretch them as close to parallel as possible).
  3. Legs and arms should be straight throughout exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform with legs flat on the floor or knees bent.
  2. Have a partner throw your legs to the ground while you try to not let them touch the ground. Raise legs back up and throw down again.
  3. Lower legs down until they are a few inches off the ground. Hold this position for as long as you can. Perform again with legs a few inches higher.

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

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. Focus on crunching your abs and using them to raise your hands closer to your feet.
  2. Try to make your feet parallel to the floor (this may seem impossible for some, but try to stretch them as close to parallel as possible).
  3. Legs and arms should be straight throughout exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform with legs flat on the floor or knees bent.
  2. Have a partner throw your legs to the ground while you try to not let them touch the ground. Raise legs back up and throw down again.
  3. Lower legs down until they are a few inches off the ground. Hold this position for as long as you can. Perform again with legs a few inches higher.

Types

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