How to Do Crunches Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners

By Nidhi Singh

Lie flat on your back on a comfortable exercise mat or a flat surface

Bend your knees and place your feet flat on the floor, hip-width apart

Keep your hands behind your head

Lift your head, neck, and shoulders off the ground. Focus on using your abdominal muscles to lift your upper body

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Keep your lower back on the floor. Your lower back should not lift off the ground during the exercise.

Inhale as you slowly lower your upper body back down to the starting position, allowing your back to make contact with the floor.

Repeat the movement for your desired number of reps.

Breathing: – Exhale as you lift your upper body. – Inhale as you lower your upper body.

Safety Tips: – If you feel strain in your neck or back, stop the exercise immediately. Proper form is crucial to prevent injury.