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Ball Without Weights - Oblique Crunch
Primary Muscles: Internal and External Abdominal Obliques
Secnodary Muscles: Rectus Abdominus
  1. Lie on the ball with your mid back on the ball and your feet directly below your knees. Your arms can be extended straight out in front of you (Beginner), across your chest ( Intermediate) or behind your ears (advanced). The closer your feet are positioned to each other, the harder the exercise is.
  2. Lift your chest up rotating your left elbow toward your right knee. Return to the center position and repeat with the opposite side. Be careful not to arch your back over the ball when you return to the starting position.

Helpful Hints:
If you feel pain in your back simply walk your feet out and slide further down the ball.

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