Ab Roller Crunch

Ab Roller Crunch


This exercise involves using an ab roller to perform a crunch, which targets the abdominal muscles. The movement involves rolling the ab roller forward while simultaneously contracting the abs, and then rolling back to the starting position.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Ab Roller Crunch Instructions

  1. Start by kneeling on the floor and placing the ab roller in front of you.
  2. Grasp the handles of the ab roller with both hands and place them on the floor in front of you.
  3. Slowly roll the ab roller forward, keeping your arms straight and your core engaged.
  4. Continue rolling forward until your body is fully extended and your arms are overhead.
  5. Hold this position for a few seconds, then slowly roll back to the starting position.
  6. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Ab Roller Crunch Form & Visual

Ab Roller Crunch

Ab Roller Crunch Benefits

  • Strengthens the abdominal muscles
  • Improves core stability and balance
  • Helps to reduce lower back pain
  • Increases flexibility in the spine
  • Can be done at home with minimal equipment

Ab Roller Crunch Muscles Worked

  • Rectus Abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Transverse Abdominis
  • Erector Spinae
  • Hip Flexors

Ab Roller Crunch Variations & Alternatives

  • Ab Roller Twist
  • Ab Roller Pike
  • Ab Roller Plank
  • Ab Roller Knee Tuck
  • Ab Roller Rollout