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Slant Board Crunch with Medicine Ball

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  Primary Muscle Group: Rectus Abdominis

Muscle Groups Worked in This Exercise: Rectus Abdominis and Obliques

Preparation: Hook feet under foot brace and lie supine on incline board with hips bent. Hold medicine ball close to chest with both hands.

Breathing: Breath out on the contraction of the muscle and breath back in on the way back to the start position.

Execution: Raise the torso from bench by bending the waist and hips. Return until the back of the shoulders contact the padded incline board. Repeat.

Comments: Exercise can be performed without added weight until more resistance is needed. Elevate incline to increase resistance.

Here are a few suggested alternative exercises:

  • Ab Crunch
  • Ab Crunch Obliques
  • Ball Crunch Traditional
  • Double Crunch
  • Dumbbell Side Bends
  • Lateral Bend with Barbell
  • PowerBlock Dumbbells