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