Standing Crunches

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Standing Crunches

The standing crunches should begin with 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 standing crunches.

Beginning

Beginning Standing Crunches

1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and your knees slightly bent. Your shoulders should be directly above your hips, and your head and neck should be in a neutral position.

2. Without interlocking your fingers, place your hands on the back of your head. Throughout the action, keep your chin tucked, as if you were cradling an egg beneath your chin.

3. Activate your core. Your ribs should be tucked in and your pelvis slightly tucked out.

Movement

Standing Crunches Movement

1. To create a stable foot position, distribute your weight equally on your feet and grab the floor with your feet.

2. Begin the activity by clenching your abs while maintaining your lower body stationary.

3. Squeeze your abs as you curl your shoulders toward your waist.

4. At the bottom of the movement, pause for a second.

5. Slowly return to the beginning posture while maintaining abs tension.

Benefits

Standing Crunches Benefits

Standing abs exercises are a terrific way to work the muscles of your entire core, from your back to your hips, and they're also a great way to avoid doing crunches. While you shouldn't completely disregard your abs workout on the floor, standing exercises are a terrific way to add variety to your regimen.

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