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How do I do side crunches?

Lie on your back with your fingers laced behind your head, knees bent together and twisted to one side, resting on floor. Lift your upper body up, keeping your chin a tennis ball's distance from your chest. Focus on pulling your belly button toward your spine. Work up to 25 lifts; twist legs to other side and repeat. To make it harder: Keep bent legs one inch off the ground and lift both your upper and lower body each time.

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