Primary muscles: Abs, obliques
Secondary muscles: Core, legs
Equipment: No equipment
Exercise for the opposite muscles: Bird dogs
TRIANGLE CRUNCH INSTRUCTIONS
1. Kneel on your left knee, extend your right leg to the side, place your left hand on the floor and place your right hand behind your head.
2. Bring your right knee toward your right elbow and squeeze.
3. Return to the starting position, repeat, and then switch sides.
PROPER FORM AND BREATHING PATTERN
Engage your core and keep your head and neck neutral. Breathe out as bring your knee toward your elbow and squeeze your abs and obliques. Inhale as you return to the starting position.
The triangle crunch targets the abs and the obliques and helps to strengthen and tighten the core. This exercise sculpts the waist, tones the abdominal wall and improves your balance and flexibility.
SETS AND REPS
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