Abdominal Bicycle Crunch Maneuver Exercise to build Oblique Muscles
Why is abdominal
bicycle crunch such an effective exercise
Crunch is an excellent exercise to Build Oblique
Abdominal Exercise Muscles. It also build front
abdominals as well giving a six pack appearance.
Although a basic crunch or sit up use oblique
muscles, if you want to target them specifically then you need to do bicycle
Try the version described below and see for
yourself how your sides/love handles/oblique muscles burn.
To Build/tone Muscles in the Abdominals especially Oblique Abdominal Muscles.
This exercise is down on a flat surface like
the floor or an Abdominal Board.
- Lie on your back with your shoulders
slightly off the ground and legs raised with knees bent to 90 degrees.
keep your hands on the side of the head for light support.
- Now crunch both the upper and lower body
such that your left elbow comes closer to the right knee.
At this time your
left knee should be extended.
- Now repeat on the other side getting your
right elbow and left knee closer to each other while you extend your right
Points to Remember
- Exhale while you exert. Never hold your
breathe during the crunching move. Always exhale when you crunch and inhale
on your way down
- Do not let your shoulders touch the floor.
- Perform in a controlled manner and pause at
the top of the crunch movement for 1-2 seconds.
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