Area Worked: Abdominals – upper part
Muscles: Rectus Abdominus
Description / instruction:
To perform the raised leg crunch, lie on the floor and lift your legs up to 90 degrees, knees bent. Contract your abdominals and lift your shoulders off the floor crunching your upper body towards your legs. Keep your legs still and your lower back pressed into the floor. Lower down slowly and repeat. Breathe out as you crunch up and breathe in and you lower down slowly. This exercise develops the rectus abdominus.