Weighted Crunch

Free Weights / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat
  • Weight Plates

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

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  • Male
  • Female
  • 22.04 lb
    average weight
  • 45.00 lb
    best weight
  • 11
    times logged
  • #195
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Weighted Crunch Weight

  • 31.23 lb
    average weight
  • 45.00 lb
    best weight
  • 5
    times logged
  • #194
    popularity rank

Average Male Weighted Crunch Weight

  • 10.00 lb
    average weight
  • 10.00 lb
    best weight
  • 2
    times logged
  • #228
    popularity rank

Average Female Weighted Crunch Weight

How to do the Weighted Crunch:

Muscles Worked

Abs primary Muscles diagram

Details

The weighted crunch is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the abs ...more

The weighted crunch is a free weights exercise that primarily targets the abs.

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

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

Tips

  1. Focus on crunching your abs inward. Remember this is not a sit up.
  2. Be sure to exhale as you return to starting position.

Variations

  1. Perform on an decline bench (head at the bottom).
  2. Place feet on an elevated surface.
  3. Hold arms straight out above chest. Keep arms straight as you perform the crunch.

Types

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

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat
  • Weight Plates

Tips

  1. Focus on crunching your abs inward. Remember this is not a sit up.
  2. Be sure to exhale as you return to starting position.

Variations

  1. Perform on an decline bench (head at the bottom).
  2. Place feet on an elevated surface.
  3. Hold arms straight out above chest. Keep arms straight as you perform the crunch.

Types

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