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Exercise: Sit ups

Primary Muscles:

  • Abdominals
  • Hip Flexors

Secondary Muscles:

  • Obliques

Body Area:

Movement Type:

  • Core (Rotary Stability)
  • Accessory


Training Category:

  • Body Weight

Proper Steps:

Lie on your back with your legs bent and feet flat on the floor, with you arms folded across your chest
Brace your core by driving your bellybutton into the floor behind you
Curl up by tucking your rib-cage towards your hips, until your elbows touch the tops of your thighs
Control yourself back into the starting position
If your neck gets tired, tuck your chin and/or press your tongue against the roof of your mouth