Hip Raise Crunch

Hip Raise Crunch


This exercise involves lying on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground. You then lift your hips up towards the ceiling, squeezing your glutes, and then perform a crunch by lifting your upper body towards your knees. This exercise targets the abs and glutes.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Hip Raise Crunch Instructions

  1. Start by lying on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground.
  2. Place your hands by your sides with your palms facing down.
  3. Lift your hips off the ground, squeezing your glutes and engaging your core.
  4. Hold this position for a few seconds, then lower your hips back down to the ground.
  5. Next, lift your shoulders off the ground and bring your knees towards your chest, crunching your abs.
  6. Lower your shoulders and legs back down to the starting position.
  7. Repeat the hip raise and crunch movements for the desired number of reps.

Hip Raise Crunch Form & Visual

Hip Raise Crunch

Hip Raise Crunch Benefits

  • Strengthens core muscles
  • Improves balance and stability
  • Increases body awareness and control
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels
  • Can be done anywhere without equipment

Hip Raise Crunch Muscles Worked

  • Rectus abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings

Hip Raise Crunch Variations & Alternatives

  • hip raise
  • crunch
  • hip raise and crunch combo
  • weighted hip raise
  • reverse crunch
  • bicycle crunch
  • side plank hip raise
  • oblique crunch
  • leg raise and crunch combo
  • plank hip raise