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Muscles Used


  • Lie flat on your back with your arms across your chest
  • Bend your knees up
  • Keep your lower back on the floor
  • Crunch your abs aiming for your elbows to touch your thighs
  • Lower yourself so your upper back touches the floor

Muscles involved

  • Rectus Abdominis
— Mark @ 6:54 pm, May 31, 2006

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