Raised Leg Crunch : Upper Ab Exercises

The Raised Leg Crunch is a great upper ab exercise to isolate your upper abs and give them an extra hard ab workout!
By Peter Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 05:03 PM

Exercise Name:  Raised Leg Crunch

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. 

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