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sit-up

a physical exercise in which the body is brought into a sitting position from one lying on the back
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WHAT IS IT: Sit ups help strengthen the muscles in your midsection and improve your physique.
We began with a ten-minute warmup of running round in a circle, waving our arms and dropping down to the grass doing mini press ups and sit ups.
The men were then required to pay a fine of Rs250 (less than Dh20) and were weirdly forced to do sit ups (a humiliation tactic, but we're not sure how they managed to force them to carry it out).
Sit-ups will give you a toned, flat stomach Martin: If they're covered in a layer of fat, no amount of sit ups will make your stomach look ripped.
WHEN doing sit ups try this little tip and it will make the job harder but it will work better.
With our re-tests (a shuttle run and a test to see how many press ups and sit ups we can do in a two minute period) looming, we have everything to gain and nothing to lose.
Full Sit Ups--There has been a lot of criticism hoisted at the lowly sit-up, but recent research supports the claim that full sit ups can place high amounts of compressive farce on the inter-vertebral discs.