Standing Cable Weighted Crunches With Single Arm

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Standing Cable Weighted Crunches With Single Arm

This exercise may be performed by anyone who has no injuries or restrictions in the movement of the CORE muscles.

Make this exercise more difficult by increasing the number of repetitions and/or increasing the amount of weight lifted.

Beginning

Beginning Standing Cable Crunch

Stand up straight with feet no wider than shoulder-width apart. Ensure that the back is positioned against the machine pad.

Take the strap in your hands and extend it down over your left shoulder.

Lock both elbows against the sides of the ribcage and hold in position.

Movement

Standing Cable Crunch Movement

1. Bend over at the waist and twist the trunk slowly so that the left elbow reaches toward the right hip.

2. Return to the starting position, making sure to check your posture. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

3. Then take the strap in your hands and extend it down over your right shoulder.

4. Keeping elbows pressed against the ribcage, repeat the bending and twisting motion for the desired number of repetitions.

5. Make sure to keep both feet flat on the floor for the duration of the exercise.

Benefits

Standing Cable Crunch Benefits

The Single-Arm Standing Crunch on a Free motion or cable machine is a beginner exercise designed to strengthen all of the CORE muscles.

It requires a weighted cable machine.

Exercise Aliases

How To Do Cable Crunches, Standing Cable Crunches, Free Motion Crunch, One Arm Crunch, Single Arm Standing Crunch, Ab Workouts.

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