Ball Crunch Arms Up

ball crunch arms up

Technique

Start laying down on the ball with your lower back pressed down and your knees bent. Squeeze belly button toward the spine, reach arms up toward the sky and curl your chest toward your pelvis by using the abdominal muscles. Hold 1-3 seconds before you lower.

Tips

Imagine yourself being pulled up by holding two ropes from the sky.

Alternatives

Place your arms crossed over the chest to make the movement smaller and easier or grab your pants and drag your self up, let go and slowly come back down. For a tougher version - swing your arms up in a controlled way and come back down extra slow.

More info

Works mainly rectus abdominis.

Video

Caroline Nilsson is your personal trainer showing you how to perform Ball Crunch Arms Up.

This exercise is 1 of 50 exercises that are included in the app Poworkout Ball & Band.

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