Resistance band bicycle crunch

The bicycle crunch is an excellent exercise for building core strength and toning your thighs. It’s an easy move to complete, and you can make it tougher adding a resistance band to the equation.

Anchor the band at the bottom of the door. Attach each end of the band to an ankle strap, and lie on your back. Move far enough away from the door so that the band starts to stretch. Place your hands behind your head.

Gently exhale and begin your movement by simultaneously:

Contracting the abdominals to curl your head and shoulders off the mat.

Bringing your right knee in toward your right armpit and allowing the knee to bend to a deeper angle.

Straightening your left leg toward the door while keeping it elevated off the floor, higher than your hip.

Rotating your torso slowly to bring your left elbow toward your right knee. This movement will press your low back into the floor / mat.

Continue moving until your elbow touches or comes close to touching the opposite knee. Hold this up-position briefly for 1 – 2 seconds then inhale as you slowly return to your starting position and repeat the movement to the opposite side.

20 thoughts on “Resistance band bicycle crunch”

  1. Chape,
    Hello, hello! how are you doing buddy, just came by to chat it up a bit with ya and see how things were going? I always feel the need to stop by your wonderful page because you normally have an exercise I give a try at the gym when I go or a motivational quote to keep my hopes up!

    Shay-lon

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    1. Aww! You´re so sweet 🙂 Thank you!
      Have you heard about this game? 2k17? Amazing! 😀
      Don´t worry, I´m also writing 😉
      I hope to bring you all some news soon, fingers crossed!
      How about you? Btw, you look pretty busy lately, thanks for stopping by!
      Hugs,
      Chape

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      1. Chape,
        Yes, I have heard of it!! I haven’t yet played that one. I have played the prior years before it. Who is on the cover this time?
        News?! love news, as long as it is good news, bad news is not allowed Chape.

        I have been busy Chape, who knew I would be, but it has been fun being busy, yet very exhausting all at once. I am always as busy as you 😛

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      2. Kobe is on legends edition cover 😛
        But if you want to see Kobe, you have to play the game, lol I can only say that :p
        I think you don´t need to lose any either 😀

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