Crunches with Straight Legs

Exercise Mat Abs Core Hip Flexors

This exercise is designed to work the abdominal muscles.


  1. Start this exercise by lying flat on your back on a mat. Lift your legs straight up to the ceiling, as far as they can go without having to bend them. Arms should be straight at your sides.

  2. Exhale and pull your head forward from the mat keeping your arms straight and at the sides of your legs. Push forward with your fingers and release a few inches, and then push forward repetitively.

  3. Return to start position after 10-12 reps.

  4. Recommended reps: 10-12 and increase as you progress with this exercise. Notes: -Each rep equals one finger push. can not be held responsible for any injuries which may occur as a result of these exercises, advice or recipes displayed on this website. Do not undertake any exercise program, diet or treatment provided by the site without professional or qualified supervision.