Bicycle Crunches

 Rating: 4.0/5.0
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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Abdominals

Calories Burned:  255 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Rectus Abdominis
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Obliques
Instructions: 
Lie on the floor with your knees bent at about 90 degrees and your lower legs elevated in a position parallel to the ground.
 
Place your hands behind your head without interlocking your fingers.
 
Simultaneously pull your knees in toward your hips one after the other and bring your opposite elbow towards the pulled in knee; your leg motion should be similar to that of a person riding a bicycle.
 
Do not pull head with hands.
 
The entire motion should be done in a smooth, controlled manner that lasts about 3 seconds, with the inward movement no faster than the outward. 

Tags:  abs

Exercise Comments

I'll try it
 
August 22, 2012 at 10:46am
I do this exercise 3 time a week
 
April 21, 2012 at 8:37am
These kill me. I wish they didn't put so much strain on my back.
 
April 12, 2012 at 11:13pm

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