Lever Seated Side Leg Raise Crunch (plate loaded)

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Lever Seated Side Leg Raise Crunch

Instructions

Preparation

Sit in machine with seat turned to one side. Position back against back support and lower legs under padded bar. Grasp handles above to each side.

Execution

Pull handles down while pulling lower leg bar up by flexing waist and pelvis. Return and repeat. Turn seat to opposite side and repeat.

Comments

Weight plates added to upper segment adds resistance whereas weight plates added to lower segment decreases resistance. Seat can also be oriented straight. See Spot Reduction Myth.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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