Sit-Ups

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by crispin
Last updated 6 years ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health
Grade:
9

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Sit-Ups

Lie on your back with your knees up, your feet flat againsed the floor, your hands behind you head and your heels around 1-2.5 feet from your bum.

Slowly begin to lift your back towards your knees, keeping it straight and exhale. Make sure not to put pressure on your head or neck.

Slowly lower yourself back to the grownd, keeping your stomach tight and back strong. Make sure to inhale during this actionRepeat steps 2 and 3

SIT-UPS

STEP2

STEP1

STEP3

YOU WILL USE YOUR:Hip FlexorsRectus AbdominusIliopsoasTensor fasciae LataRectus femorisSartorius(stomach, lower back, bum, legs)

Safety:Make sure you don't pull on your head. Lift your head, back and neck at the same time!!

MAKE IT HARDER:By adding more repetitions.Adding twists to your sit ups.Slow down.Add weights.

MAKE IT EASIER:By putting your arms in front of you aiming at your knees.

WHY SIT UPS?Sit ups work out and strengthen your abdominal muslces.(If done enough, they help give you a six-pack. Note: They HELP, not DO.)

Make sure you don't put your heels too close and that you don't flick your arms forward.


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