Abdominal Crunch with Exercise Band & Exercise Ball

Description:

A very effective exercise to strengthen abdominal muscles.

Instructions:

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Lay stretched out on your back on a gym mat or on the floor with the ball under your calves. Loop the exercise band around a table or chair leg (or something else sturdy that won't move) and hold the ends of the band with arms almost straight over your head.

2

Bring your elbows in to your sides, then lift your shoulders and head slightly off the mat. Hold for a few seconds, then lower. Make sure you don't hold your breath. Do 10 - 12 repetitions of the exercise. Rest briefly. Repeat for 1 or 2 more sets.

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