Abdominal crunch machines work the rectus abdominis muscle in the midsection of your body and are an effective way to strengthen the front of your torso. Learn how to perform this popular Ab exercises with the team at Fitness Institute.
Machine: Life Fitness Abdominal
To begin, set the appropriate seat height and weight. Sit in the machine facing outwards and place elbows on pads and take hold of handles (Figure 1).
Contract the abdominals, bringing handles down towards the floor (Figure 2) and keep feet flat on the floor.
Control the movement back to the starting position.
Remember to seek the advice of your fitness trainer, medical and/or allied health professionals, if you are new to exercise or have an injury or medical condition to consider.
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