Crunch Hold

Crunch Hold on Yoga Mat

How to Crunch Hold

You Should Feel This: Abs

Equipment: Yoga Mat

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Tighten the abdominals to pull the torso up and forward. Drive the knees to the chest to bring the hips and torso together.

  2. Engage the core and hold the folded crunch position for the specified amount of time.

  3. Keep the knees drawn close to the chest, heels lifted approximately 4 - 6 inches off the ground, and the arms extended in front of the body to help balance. 

  4. You should feel this working the core, hips, and trunk muscles. 

Alternative Exercises:

Toe Reach Hold  Folding Crunch

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