Aerial Conditioning: Catcher Crunches, Floor Version

Catcher Crunches–floor version! You can use a prop like a chair, bed, or bench for this one, but you really don’t need one. In my opinion it just makes it a little more fun and keeps your bent leg in a consistent (and harder) position.

  • Lie on your back and hollow out so that your low back pushes into the floor.
  • Clasp your hands behind your head and alternate tagging each elbow to the raised knee.
  • Try to keep your low back pushing down into the floor.
  • Remember to point your toes, and stay engaged through the straight leg. If you were in the air, that leg would not be floppy, right?!
Give it a try and let me know how it goes! If you’re looking for complete workouts, you can check out my full set of at home, aerial-specific workouts here. Be sure to follow @wakefulascentaerial on IG and @sarasilks on TikTok for more floor and apparatus drills, and get in touch any time you have questions.


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