Lying Crunch with Exercise Ball

Exercise Ball Abs Abs: Side Core Groin: Inner Thigh Hip Flexors

Intermediate abdominal exercise. If you have any lower back issues its is advisable to use caution in this exercises.


  1. Lie on your back with the knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Place the exercise ball between your knees. Lift the ball up in the air with your legs. Press your back down into the floor and tighten your abdominal muscles. Your hands should be behind your head or crossed over your chest.

  2. Exhale lifting your shoulders off the floor slightly.

  3. At the same time, lift your hips off the floor slightly. Hold for 2 seconds then roll the hips back down with control, to start position for 1 full rep. Inhale. Be careful to not use momentum with this movement it is a small motion.

  4. Recommended reps: 10-12 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.