Some people love side crunches, but I will honestly say that they are not on my list of top exercises.
They work through a small range of motion, so the ab muscles don't get the same challenge as they do with other exercises.
The greater the range of motion, the greater the muscle work!
I rarely show my clients this variation of crunches.
If you want to work your obliques, I think you would be better served doing oblique crunches on the floor or oblique crunches on the ball. Once you've master those, I would choose something like the side plank, bicycle crunches, or Russian twist.
To view learn these other exercises simply visit the Directory of Abdominal Exercises.
Yours in Health
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