WEIGHTED CRUNCH PRESS

Written by Russ Howe PTI, and most recently updated 4 days ago.

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VIDEO DEMO:


EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. SETUP: Mount a decline bench, and hold a plate with arms extended above your chest.
  2. REP: Sit up by squeezing your abs hard. As you rise, move your arms overhead. The top position will engage the lower traps. Return to the start point in a controlled manner.
  3. TIP: You can make this slightly easier by starting the rep with the wieght at chest level (arms not extended) and pressing the weight as you perform the rep.

MUSCLES WORKED BY THIS EXERCISE:

  • Abs (Abs)
  • Shoulders (Front Delts, Lower Traps)
  • Arms (Forearms)
WEIGHTED CRUNCH PRESS

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