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a stomach exercise in which a person sits up from a supine position without using the arms for leverage

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Day One: 15 sit-ups, five crunches, five leg raises and 10-second plank (static push-up position with the body's weight borne on just the forearms, elbows and toes).
This saw him undertake five sprint sets of 100 sit-ups, each with decreasing amounts of weight on his chest, starting at 20kg - which he rates as his "most painful workout".
JACK KNIFE SIT UPS A jack knife sit up is a more complex sit-up, involving all abdominal muscles.
Mo did sit-ups at the finish in an echo of Usian Bolt's pressups celebration when he won the 200m on Thursday.
In preliminary work in our laboratory, we evaluated several core exercises ranging in difficulty and found a wide range of transdiaphragmatic pressures elicited, with conventional sit-ups yielding the highest pressures (Strongoli et al.
Today she focuses on whether sit-ups really will help you to achieve that bikini body WELL we have just witnessed the hottest weekend of the year and with this comes the desire to wear as little as possible.
You can do everything from push-ups, sit-ups and lunges to yoga poses on it, but the subtle up-and-down motion makes those movements more challenging.
Use simple bodyweight exercises such as squats, push-ups, pull-ups, and modified sit-ups.
They were able to try a number of sports they had not tried before such as boxing, sit-ups, step-ups, pirate game and dodgeball.
In the past, wanna-be recruits had to be able to do at least 17 push-ups and 17 sit-ups if they were a male under the age of 35 (just seven push-ups and sit-ups were the standard for females over 35).
When (Joan) is doing sit-ups, push-ups, hitting the bag or sparring, the thing is right there in front of him.
Approach: Merging dances from northern India with a dance/cardio workout followed by squats, hinges, weights, and sit-ups.
With the DIEP flap, they can do everything they're used to doing, even sit-ups, Dr.
And as he entered his final hour of sit-ups and his struggle for success began to dim due to a number of variables, one constant remained throughout the marathon -- his brilliant smile.