Ab Crunch 1
On the Floor with the Ball
Lie on your back on the floor, arms straight out to the side.
Rest your legs on the ball such that your hips and knees are at roughly 90 degrees as in the picture below.
Try and keep your pelvis in the
Contract your abdominal muscles
and pull your shoulders up so that your shoulder blades lift off the floor.
Visualize the distance between your rib cage and your pelvis as shortening.
Hold this briefly and return to the starting position.
Abdominals, neck flexors
Push your tongue to the roof of your mouth to facilitate deep neck flexors so as to avoid neck strain.
Also, push your chin down as though to squeeze an orange between your chin and your chest.
Floor Ab Crunch 2
Ab Crunch 1
on the ball
Repeat this ball exercise 6 times.
Repeat this ball exercise 10 times.
Repeat this ball exercise 15 times.
Return to the top of Ab Crunch 1 on the Floor
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