Cross-Body Crunch

Type of exercise:Strength
Primary Muscle:Abdominals
Equipment:No equipment


  1. Begin lying down on the floor. Keep your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Interlock your hands behind your head. This is your starting position.

  2. Bring your right elbow forward and to the left by raising your shoulder and at the same time, raise your left leg and bring your knee to meet the incoming elbow. Contract your abs and exhale as you do this.

  3. Return to the starting position and do the same with the left elbow and right knee. This completes one repetition.

  4. Repeat for as many reps as needed.