How to Do Cable Crunch: Muscles Worked & Proper Form

Cable Crunch exercise technique

Muscles Worked in Cable Crunches

Muscles worked in cable crunches

Primary muscles worked:

Secondary muscles worked:

How to Do Cable Crunches

  1. Fasten a rope handle in the upper position on a cable pulley. Sit down on your knees a few feet away, facing the pulley.
  2. Bend your upper body forward by contracting your abs. Hold the ropes on either side of your head throughout the movement.
  3. Reverse the motion and return to the starting position with control.


The cable crunch is an exercise where you have a little more control over the resistance compared to regular crunches, and also get a good range of motion.

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