Exercise of the Month: Alternating Oblique Crunch

Purpose: 
Increase abdominal strength and muscular endurance.

Benefit: 
Improved stability, functional strength and injury prevention.

Click here for a short video demonstration of this exercise

Starting position: Begin on your back with knees bent, feet flat on floor, elbows bent with hands beside ears.
Movement: Lift one shoulder off floor as opposite knee simultaneously lifts up. Touch elbow and knee and return to start position. Repeat for prescribed repetitions and sets. Perform on opposite side. This exercise may also be performed alternating sides.

Sunflower Wellness presents this exercise with the assistance of WebExercises. A library of exercises of the month is available at Sunflowerwellness.org

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