You will be using your body weight to pull down the weight instead of just your abdominal, the Cable crunches permits you to increase the amount of the weight you use for the abdominal exercise but, it is advised to moderate the weight.
A universal machine is needed for the performance of this exercise.
It is a particular abdominal exercise that train the abdominal more harder and also gives rooms for more weight training.
It is advised to perform the cable crunches slowly, steadily and keeping the concentration all along throughout the performance.
Cable crunch targets and train your rib cage down to the pelvis. You may need to be supervised in the exercise by an expert or a personal trainer.
Cable crunch performance guide!
Position yourself tight and adjust and attach the rope handles to the high cable pulley of a universal machine.
To protect your knees from the floor put a mat under your knees and grasp the rope in both hands and kneel about at least 3 feet away from the weight stack.
Always remember that your back must be straight with your torso at a slightly forward angle. The cable of the pulley must be in front of you.
Bring your wrists down toward your head painstaking slowly contract the abdominal, what you need to focus yourself on is the area from the rib cage down to the pelvis.
Hold the contract at the bottom a little for about 2 to 3 seconds. Then get yourself back up slowly, keeping concentration and the attention on the abdominal. Repeat the process again until your desire repetitions.
Cable crunch Precautions and safety guide!
Keep a correct position and adjust
The way you position yourself is important when performing the exercise grasp the rope in both hands and kneel about at least 3 feet away from the weight stack, with the cable of the pulley must be in front of you,
your back should be straight with your torso slightly forward angle. Adjust and attach the rope handles to the high cable pulley of a universal machine.
Concentrate and don’t be too fast
Do not create any difficulty or momentum to yourself on this exercise, get backup slowly, keeping concentrate the tension on the abdominal muscle.
Slowly contract the abdominal and hold the contract at the bottom a little.
Bring your wrists down toward your head carefully, you may need to be supervised in the exercise by an expert or a personal trainer.
Health benefits in performing cable crunch!
It train the abdominal for more abdominal strength
The cable crunch helps you to train and build your middle abdominal It gives more abdominal strength, train your rib cage and helps in developing the lower abdominal muscle.
It help lose excess belly fat
It is one of the best abdominal exercise that makes you lose some excess belly fat. It helps train your pelvis and makes you physically fit.
Down bellow are more important fitness exercises, workouts that you should lookup to that would help you transform and re-balance your body:
- Front plate raises
- Reverse curl barbel
- EZ or barbell abdominal rollout
- Single leg standing calf raise dumbbell
- standing shrug
- Abdominal side bent for your obliques
- Wrist curl with the barbell or EZ
- Decline bench press chest exercise
- One arm dumbbell rows to straighten your back
- Barbell lunge for your gluts
- Bentover rows
- know how to better train your triceps with tricep dip with one bench
- Incline dumbbell curl
- Barbell military press
- close grip muscle works
- seated reverse curl
- Triceps and shoulder pushup
- Behind the neck pull down
- Hand stand pushups
- Dumbbell hammer curl
- Close grip bench press
- Cable side bend
- Reverse wrist curl seated
- Inline dumbbell fly