Cable Crunches

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

Calories Burned:  272 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Rectus Abdominis
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Lower Rectus Abdominis
Instructions: 
Attach a rope handle to an overhead pulley and kneel down about 2 feet from the weight stack with the two ends of the rope handle in your hands about 3 inches above your head.
 
Simultaneously bend at the waist until your forehead nearly touches the floor and pull your hands down to the level of the top of your head.
 
Reverse the movement and return to the starting position.
 
The entire motion should be done in a smooth, controlled manner that lasts about 3 seconds, with the downward movement no faster than the upward. 

Tags:  abs

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