How To Do Standing Cable Crunch, Benefits, Tips | Exercises Guide

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How To Do Standing Cable Crunch

Consider such a universal exercise as a standing cable crunch.

How To Standing Cable Crunch
Standing Cable Crunch

Exercise standing cable crunch is a version of the classic rope crunch that is done from the knees, in this version you can perform the exercise with greater amplitude while maintaining maximum stability.

Involved the Muscle

  • MAIN MUSCLES: rectus abdominal;
  • SECONDARY MUSCLES: external and internal oblique muscles, transverse abdominal;
  • ANTAGONISTS: spinal erectors, longissimus dorsi and other muscles along the spinal column, and lower back muscles.

How to Do:

  • Stand using a shoulder-width stance and hold the rope.
  • Flex your spine to bring your shoulder down.
  • Perform 12-15 reps in 3 sets.

| Read more How to Do Standing Dumbbell Oblique Crunch

Benefits of Training 

  • A useful exercise in which you can easily select the load weight when pumping the press, as well as adjust it by increasing or decreasing depending on the goals
  • The range of motion increases because you are standing straight, you can adjust the movement and angle of inclination when crunch.
  • The ability to workouts the oblique muscles of the abdomen, shifting the load, to the right or left, thereby for one approach you can work out the entire muscle of the abdomen

Tips

  • Try not to round off your back heavily when using heavyweights.
  • Do not get too far from the cable machine, use the optimal distance.
  • Don’t fall too low.
  • At the very bottom of the crunch, take a short pause as much as possible to reduce the abs’ muscles.

Ab Crunch Variations

Side Oblique Crunch – these are crunch that is aimed at working out the oblique muscles of the press.

Crunch in the simulator – is a very similar exercise with standing cable crunch the same maximum stability and workout the whole abdominal muscles.

See more article: How to Best Intense Ab Workout

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