Cable Crunches


  • This exercise requires a cable machine. Use the rope attachment if available, or a tricep pushdown bar.
  • Kneel down about two feet in front of the machine.
  • Hold the rope or bar behind your head and keep your body at 45 degrees to the floor. This is the starting position.
  • Contract your abdominal muscles as you crunch down towards the floor.
  • Hold for 2 seconds, then slowly return to starting position.


Primary muscles Abdominals
Secondary muscles Obliques Serratus anterior