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Can females do abs crunches and what is the total no. of reps advised?

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Anyone can do ab crunches irrespective of their gender but the actual question would be why you want to do ab crunches, is it for building your abs or making your core strong or to lose belly fat? if you want to build and to make your core strong then you have do 3 to 4 sets of 10-15 explosive ab crunches... read more
Anyone can do ab crunches irrespective of their gender but the actual question would be why you want to do ab crunches, is it for building your abs or making your core strong or to lose belly fat? if you want to build and to make your core strong then you have do 3 to 4 sets of 10-15 explosive ab crunches (rectus abdominals are made up of type II muscle fibers) of 2 to 3 sessions in a week as like any other muscles in the body they need some time to recover as well and TO lose fat around the belly with this work DO some strategical dietary changes to lose fat and maintain an optimal metabolic rate. read less

Strength Coach

Yes, they can of course reps totally depends on a fitness level.

Fitness Instructor

Any one can do abs crunches male or female. It doesnt matter for the beginners it is advisable to do 3 sts of 20 reps. 3 days in a week.

Yoga Instructor

Females can do crunches. There is no rule that male can do and females can't. Begin with 10 reps, as you progress increase the set.

Yoga Instructor

Certainly females can do abdomen crunches there is no harm in it. But what is your goal? You wish to loose abdomen fat? than only crunches won;t help you. You need to do Walking, Running, Skipping Swimming. If you do only crunches your muscles will be strong but it wont shed fat. Choice is yours. Good...

Crossfit &mma

Yes you can reps would be 20 max 30.

Crossfit &mma

Yes max 30 reps each sets.

Crossfit &mma

Max reps 30.


Definitely females can do about crunches or any any other Exercise, Exercise or not developed it discovered for males only. try to understand supervision and your Nutrition is the key to fat loss and weight gain which need supervision and knowledge.

Physiotherapist cum Fitness trainer

Yes, they can do. Do full crunch if it is too tough go with modified.

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