Crunch With Leg Lift
This exercise involves lying on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground. As you perform a crunch, lift one leg off the ground and extend it straight out. Alternate legs with each repetition to engage your core and lower body muscles.
Crunch With Leg Lift Instructions
- Start by lying on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground.
- Place your hands behind your head, keeping your elbows out to the sides.
- Engage your core muscles and lift your shoulders off the ground, bringing your chest towards your knees.
- At the same time, lift one leg off the ground and extend it straight up towards the ceiling.
- Lower your shoulders and leg back down to the starting position.
- Repeat the movement, this time lifting the opposite leg.
- Continue alternating legs with each repetition.
- Complete 2-3 sets of 10-15 repetitions.
Crunch With Leg Lift Form & Visual
Crunch With Leg Lift Benefits
- Strengthens core muscles
- Improves stability and balance
- Increases coordination and body awareness
- Targets multiple muscle groups, including abs, obliques, and hip flexors
- Can be modified for different fitness levels and abilities
- Can be done with minimal equipment
- Helps prevent lower back pain and injury
Crunch With Leg Lift Muscles Worked
- Rectus abdominis
- Hip flexors
Crunch With Leg Lift Variations & Alternatives
- Crunch with twist
- Reverse crunch
- Bicycle crunch
- Plank with leg lift
- Side plank with leg lift