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How To Do Ab Crunch Exercise (On Machine)


How To Do Ab Crunch Exercise (On Machine)


Eager to know how to do Ab Crunch Exercise (On Machine) ? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.


What is Ab-Crunch exercise (On Machine) ?

As evident from the name itself an Ab Crunch exercise (on machine) is performed for building abdominal strength. The Ab crunch is considered to be one of those abdominal exercises which are practiced the most.

Muscles targeted

This exercise primarily builds the rectus abdominis muscle and also works on the obliques. So basically, the abdominal muscles are built by performing this exercise.

Equipments used

To perform an Ab Crunch exercise (on machine) you require an Ab crunch exercise machine.

How to do Ab-Crunch (On machine)?

Man performing Ab crunches

You’re just 7 steps away from a fit Ab Crunch exercise (on Machine):

Sit down on the ab crunch machine and place your feet below the pads of the machine and hold its top handles.

1. Put your arms at a 90 degrees such that your triceps are rested on the pads provided.

2. Now push your upper torso in the forward direction and lift your legs in the upwards direction. Exhale as you do so.

3. Step 4 does the main crunching for your in order to build stronger abs for you.

4. Inhaling your breathe, return back to the initial/starting position.

5. Repeat the above steps and complete your repetitions.

Safety tips

Yes there is one important thing you ought to know. Perform this exercise slowly and use only your abs for lifting the weights. Your feet and legs must be relaxed while you perform.


Ab Crunch exercise (on Machine) can be performed by both men as well as women.

Workout Difficulty

The Ab Crunch exercise (on machine) bags a moderate position on the difficulty scale.

Other exercises related to Ab- Crunch  (On-machine)

1. Windshield Wipers

2. Hindu / Judo Push Up / Dive Bombers

3. Inchworm

4. Sit-up / Crunch

5. Burpees

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