Back problems..

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Aug 12, 2013 4:33am
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Crunches tend to hurt my back badly.. I have back problems as it is and crunches don't help any. I need a workout that works on my core but won't involve me havin to do crunches. Suggestions please? :/

12 Aug
I've got backproblems too and I've you do crunches wrong, your pain only gets worse. My advice is to do planking every day :-)
12 Aug
Try crossing your arms in front ofyou insteadof behind your head. You'll have less of a tendency to pull your head up with your arms soon fatigue. Also, close your eyes and really focus on your abs. Your mid section should guide your neck not vice versa. Also never tuck your chin in your chest keep it towards the ceiling.
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393 Posts
Aug 12, 2013 4:45am
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Knee raises, russia twist ,etc
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Aug 12, 2013 6:55am
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Hii

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Aug 12, 2013 8:53pm
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Reverse crunches. Arms straight out from your torso. Palms down. Bend knees bringing them to your chest. Extend legs back out keeping your heels from touching the floor. Focus on feeling your sacrum rocking back and forth. I have the same back problems while doing crunches and these work great for your lower abdominals.

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Aug 12, 2013 8:58pm
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Thank yall so much!(:

12 Aug
Hope it will help you, back problems suck ;-)
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Aug 12, 2013 10:54pm
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When doing crunches,  try keeping your back flat on the floor. Squeeze your abs to raise just your shoulders a couple of inches off the floor.  Hold for a second and then lower your shoulders back to the floor.

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