Lever Lying Crunch

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Lever Lying Crunch

Instructions

Preparation

Lie on machine with legs over pads or feet on foot bar. Grasp bars near head at each side.

Execution

With hips stationary, raise upper back pad by flexing waist. Return and repeat.

Comments

Lever fulcrum should be aligned with waist, not hips. Some lever lying crunch machines have handles to sides. See Spot Reduction Myth.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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