Cable Kneeling Crunch

Cable Kneeling Crunch


This exercise involves kneeling on a cable machine and performing a crunch motion by pulling the cable towards your body. It primarily targets the abdominal muscles and can be adjusted for different levels of resistance.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Cable Kneeling Crunch Instructions

  1. Start by kneeling on the floor with a cable machine behind you.
  2. Grab the cable with both hands and place it behind your head, keeping your elbows bent.
  3. Engage your core and slowly lean forward, bringing your elbows towards your knees.
  4. Pause for a moment at the bottom of the movement, then slowly return to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of reps.

Cable Kneeling Crunch Form & Visual

Cable Kneeling Crunch

Cable Kneeling Crunch Benefits

  • Targets the rectus abdominis, obliques, and hip flexors
  • Allows for resistance to be added and adjusted for progressive overload
  • Engages the core stabilizer muscles for improved balance and posture
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting the weight and cable height
  • Provides a low-impact exercise option for those with joint pain or injuries

Cable Kneeling Crunch Muscles Worked

  • Rectus Abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Transverse Abdominis

Cable Kneeling Crunch Variations & Alternatives