Butterfly Crunch : Upper Ab Exercises

The Butterfly Crunch is a strange but very effective upper ab exercises.
By Peter Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 09:53 PM

Exercise Name:  Butterfly crunch

Area Worked:  Abdominals – upper part

Muscles:  Rectus Abdominus

Description / Instruction:

To perform the Butterfly crunch, lie on your back with your knees bent.  Keep the soles of your feet together and drop the knees outwards to open the legs and form the shape of a butterfly.  Contract your abdominal muscles and lift the head and shoulder blades up off the floor towards the ceiling.  Keep your lower back flat.  Slowly lower under control.  The Butterfly crunch develops the Rectus Abdominus muscles.

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