Swiss / Exercise Ball Reverse Crunches
- Lay on a mat with your arms flat by your sides and your glutes, hamstrings, and calves all resting on a Swiss ball.
- Pull your heels into the Swiss ball allowing you to ‘grip’ the ball between your heels and glutes.
- Putting pressure on your arms, roll your lower body back so that your glutes and lower back leave the ground with the Swiss ball held tightly.
- Lower your back and glutes slowly back to the ground to complete one rep.
Note – Take care not to lower yourself too quickly, this may cause the Swiss ball (with you attached) to bounce in a strange manner.
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Swiss / exercise ball reverse crunches is a gym work out exercise that targets abs and obliques and also involves glutes & hip flexors. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Plank to push-up / pushups / walking plank up-downs, toe reaches / crunches and stability / swiss / exercise ball knee tuck to chest are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as swiss / exercise ball reverse crunches. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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