Core Breakdown: How to Do a Double Crunch

April 9, 2015    BY Jeanne Heileman

Our abdominals go all the way to the pubic bone, but so often we only work to strengthen them from the belly button up, which can leave our lower backs vulnerable. Learn to activate the oft-neglected lower portion of your transverse (deep) and rectus (more superficial) abdominis muscles with Jeanne's double crunch, and see if you don’t enjoy the results of your efforts!

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Jeanne Heileman
Jeanne Heileman has been practicing and studying yoga for 27 years and teaching for 17 years. She received her teacher trainings in Los Angeles, California through Center for Yoga, YogaWorks and Rod Stryker’s ParaYoga, where she is Certified as a Level II instructor. Jeanne has spent years studying with the finest yoga leaders in a variety of styles, developing a skill for alignment, theraputics and meditation techniques. She has traveled to India numerous times, studying with Pandit... Read more>>


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