Beginner abdominal exercise, works the abdominal muscles and the obliques.
- Start this exercise by lying flat on your back on a mat. Your legs should be bent, feet flat on the floor, elbows out, hands resting behind your ears. Bend your right leg up and rest your right foot on your left knee.
- Start by lifting into a sideways crunch, touching your left elbow to your right knee.
- Return to start position, finish all reps, then switch legs.
- Do 10-12 reps each side.