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Ab Exercise: Ab Crossover

No Equipment Necessary: Ab Crossover

The Ab Crossover (aka the Ab Chopper) is a great way to work your abs while working your shoulders a little bit too. It's a good alternative to boring old crunches so try it out.

Here's how:

  • Lie on your back with your knees bent and hands straight overhead, clasped together.
  • Crunch up (contract your abs) while bringing your hands over to the outside of your left thigh. That's is one rep.
  • Lower back to start position and repeat to the outside of your right thigh. That is another rep.
  • Do two sets of 20 reps.

Fit's Tips: If this is too easy then hold a light medicine ball in your hands. You can also make it more difficult by doing more reps.

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Linda-McP Linda-McP 9 years
Thanks, Fit. I like this as an alternative to crunches.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I do these. Fun! (jk)
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
I do this! Or sort of like it. i love doing ab work. I always said, I have a 6 pack, it's just still in the case. Gotta get rid of this flab!
celebrity_soup celebrity_soup 9 years
i really liked this one fit, but I feel like i'm working back more than my abs. i have this back issue when it comes to ab workouts, I always put too much pressure on them and it really hurts when I do a sit up. :(
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