Are kneeling crunches good?

Kneeling cable crunches may not offer as great a range of movement, but can arguably isolate the targeted area of your abs for the better workout. Because you don’t need to concern yourself as much with balance as with standing crunches, you can lift a greater volume of weight.

What muscles does the kneeling crunch work?

The primary muscle targeted by knee crunches is your rectus abdominis, the core muscles responsible for the six-pack. Knee crunches build lower-body strength. In addition to targeting your core, knee crunches build strength in your hip flexors, lower back, and lower abs. Knee crunches are a convenient home workout.

What do knee to elbow crunches work?

The elbow-to-knee crunch is a core strengthening exercise that targets the lower abdominals and, more specifically, the obliques.

What can I use instead of cable crunches?

Cable Crunch Alternatives: 11 Exercises

  • Reverse Crunch. The reverse crunch is an easy alternative to the cable crunch that you can perform anywhere from your home to the gym.
  • Seated Medicine Ball Throw. What is this?
  • Jack Knife Pullover.
  • Crunches.
  • Sit Ups.
  • Captain’s Chair Leg Raise.
  • Hanging Leg Raise.
  • Garhammer Raise.

How many decline sit ups should I do?

Lift your torso up to bring your chest toward your thighs. Hold this position for a few seconds. Slowly lower back down to the starting position. Do 2 to 3 sets of 8 to 18 repetitions.

What are kneeling exercises?

Knee-Elevated Ball Push-Ups Kneel on both knees with your hands atop the ball in a modified Push-Up position. Lift the right knee and perform 10 Push-Ups. Immediately switch raising the left knee and do another 10 Push-Ups, enhancing balance and upper-body size and strength.

Is elbow to knee effective?

Knee-elbow kickback is an excellent combination of cardio and strength training. The cardio aspect helps in increasing the heart rate while strength training keeps your metabolism running to burn more calories.