How to do the CrunchesCrunches are taught many different ways, but there is a consistant element. Start with lying on your back with your knees at a ninety degree angle and your hands by your side or behind your head for support. Now slowly lift your torso using your abdominals while keeping your head and spine straightly aligned. Slowly return to the starting position without releasing tension on your abdominals.
A spotter is used for motivation.
These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.
- PRIMARY: Abdominal
Averages for MyFit UsersThe table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.
|Average Weight Lifted||Average Reps||One Rep Max Average|
|27.8 lbs||24.9||36.5 lbs|
What is a good starting weight?
Based on an average weight lifted of 27.8 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:
Workouts Plans with Crunches
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Tracking Your WeightsThere are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.