Standing Cross-body Crunches
- Standing up straight, bring your hands behind your head so that your elbows are pointed to the sides.
- Twisting your body, bring your left elbow down and across your body. At the same time, raise your right knee up and across to meet the left elbow.
- Return to the starting position.
- Repeat on the other side and continue alternating.
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Standing cross-body crunches is a gym work out exercise that targets abs and obliques and also involves hamstrings and quadriceps. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Medicine ball / alternating side slams, side / oblique crunches and bird dogs / alternating reach & kickbacks are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as standing cross-body crunches. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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