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#1 Worst Ab Exercise

#1 Worst Ab Exercise

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Why Crunches & Sit-Ups are Horrible for Your Back

By Injury Specialist & Kinesiologist Rick Kaselj, MS

The sit-up or more specifically, the ‘crunch’ has been an exercise staple for decades. Proponents of the crunch touted it as the ideal exercise for building six-pack abdominals and ridding the stomach of excess fat. Since as far back as the 1940s fitness ‘gurus’ in gyms, on television and in magazines suggested that the crunch offered a fast track to a lean, well-defined mid-section.