Slant Board Crunch with Medicine Ball

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.

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