Month: April 2018

To Crunch or Not to Crunch?!

Spring is upon us and soon enough we will all be dressing in fewer layers…

And along with the cardio, the weights, the yoga and the Pilates, many people will be doing a lot more ‘core’ work. If you don’t want to be sending out this message: “Attention: Due to recent setbacks, my summer beach body will be postponed another year.  As usual your patience is appreciated.”….then you will want to read on!

Crunches or sit-ups (aka Ab Prep /Chest Lift) are probably the most commonly known and practiced ‘core’ exercise but are traditional crunches a good exercise?

There are different views on this. Some love their crunches /sit-ups or ab prep/chest lift because they feel them!

Making the crunch more challenging by using a BOSU or  ball will intensify the abdominal feeling even more, however, they aren’t the most functional movement as we don’t wander around throughout our days in that position a…

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