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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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A support garment or exercise to increase abdominal rectus muscle tone such as situps may relieve symptoms.
PushUps, PullUps, SitUps and Squats for Android and iOS are now available for download here.
Kind of like the day my freshmen boys were doing situps in the weight room.
Here's her top tips for fitness: # Get into a routine that works for you, like Lisa's favourite situps, ``because you can feel them working'' # Alternate your workouts, ``work on all body areas, not just one'' # Eat a balanced diet, ``I believe in maintaining a balance; Monday to Friday I eat healthy, weekends I enjoy myself'' Lisa's a fan of one of Race For Life's sponsors, Nivea, too, saying ``even with a hectic lifestyle I still find 5 minutes a day to cleanse, tone and moisturise my skin''.
She trains twice a week and follows a tough regime of situps, press-ups and hill racing.
The scores are tallied, with the minuses cancelling the pluses and the teams with the lower scores again having to do pushups or situps.
Stefano had his daughter doing baby-style situps by six months, as the story goes; by three years old, she was swinging a tennis racket; and by four, she seemed to have a genuine gift, rallying endlessly with the ball machine.
Repeat that move during each of your classes throughout the day, and that's like seven sets of situps.
His athletes have a training regiment of pushups, situps, pullups, rope jumping, using a medicine ball, and circuit training.
After his little demonstration of situps, Farah grabbed a Union Jack and took off for a victory lap.
That way, your 2010 New Year's resolutions can address something more than dieting and situps for a change.