Ab Crunch Machine

Type of exercise:Strength
Measurements:Reps, Weight
Primary Muscle:Abdominals
Equipment:Ab Machine


  1. Select your resistance weight. Place your feet underneath the pads and hold the top handles. Rest your triceps on the pads provided, making a 90 degree angle. This is your starting position.

  2. Crunch your abs, and at the same time, lift your legs against the pads. Exhale while you do this. Make sure you are using your abs to lift the weight.

  3. As you breathe out, return to the starting position.

  4. Repeat for as many reps as required (usually 10-20).


  • Make the movement slow and controlled.
  • Make sure you don't use too much weight. The exercise should be relatively easy to do.