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How to Perform Crunches Properly

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  • Crunches are an abdominal exercise aimed at strengthening your core muscles
  • A basic crunch is done by lying down on the floor and crunching your abs by lifting your shoulders slightly. The lower back must still be in contact with the ground
  • There are many variations of crunches to help target other muscles surrounding the rectus abdominis

One of the many goals people set when they start strength training is to get a toned and flat stomach. In this regard, they start doing crunches, repetition after repetition. While crunches are a great exercise to achieve this, you can be injured when performing it. If this has happened to you before, it's time to rethink your form.

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