Suspended Reverse Crunch

Suspended Reverse Crunch


The suspended reverse crunch is an exercise that targets the lower abs and hip flexors. It involves hanging from a bar or suspension trainer and lifting the legs up towards the chest while keeping the core engaged.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Suspended Reverse Crunch Instructions

  1. Lie on your back with your hands behind your head and your legs straight up in the air.
  2. Engage your core and lift your hips off the ground, bringing your knees towards your chest.
  3. Pause at the top of the movement and squeeze your abs.
  4. Slowly lower your hips back down to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of reps.

Suspended Reverse Crunch Form & Visual

Suspended Reverse Crunch

Suspended Reverse Crunch Benefits

  • Targets the lower abs and hip flexors
  • Increases core stability and balance
  • Engages the entire core, including the obliques and upper abs
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels by adjusting the height of the suspension straps
  • Requires minimal equipment and can be done anywhere with a suspension trainer

Suspended Reverse Crunch Muscles Worked

  • Rectus Abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Transverse Abdominis
  • Hip Flexors

Suspended Reverse Crunch Variations & Alternatives

  • Suspended Knee Tucks
  • Suspended Pike
  • Suspended Oblique Crunch
  • Suspended Leg Raises
  • Suspended Bicycle Crunch