Alternating Single Leg Reverse Crunch to Roller

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Alternating Single Leg Reverse Crunch to Roller

The alternating single leg reverse crunch to roller should begin with a good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the alternating single leg reverse crunch to roller.

Beginning

Beginning Alternating Single Leg Reverse Crunch

1. Sit with your legs absolutely straight in front of you on the floor. Raise both legs slightly off the ground with toes pointed and lean back slightly. Rest your whole weight on your elbows with hands facing down.

2. Before lowering back down into the starting position, tighten your abs, bend one leg, and pull your knee as close to your chest as possible.

Movement

Alternating Single Leg Reverse Crunch Movement

1. Start off laying on the ground with your feet straight up in the air so that your body forms a 90 degree angle.

2. You want to have a roller or step under where your feet would land when you bring them forward.

3. With one leg in the air, lower one until it reaches the roller and then bring it back up slowly to the starting position.

4. Alternate legs and then repeat for repetitions.

Benefits

Alternating Single Leg Reverse Crunch Benefits

It relieves the tension on your neck.

Crunches are less taxing on your back.

Other core muscles are targeted.

It's simple to set up.

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