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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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We hypothesized performing a sit-up bout to fatigue would produce a decrease in MEP (abdominal muscles being primarily expiratory), the incremental breathing test, the MIP measurement and elicit no change in FVC.
The Pit Crew teams will rotate over the course of the marathon and be responsible for maintaining an accurate count of sit-ups, providing water and nourishment throughout the marathon and offering the morale and inspirational boost Dinh will need to successfully reach his amazing goal.
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Paddy will have to complete five hours of cycling, running, sit-ups and chest presses in his next attempt at Gleasons gym, in Brooklyn, on August 5.
He said sit-ups are for posers and he just wanted to sit watching the TV with 'one of those vibrating things on my belly like in the adverts'.
I am not overweight, I do aerobics once a week, and 25 sit-ups every morning, but my stomach still looks like half a football.
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).
Captain Ian Flannery pledged to do as many sit-ups as possible in two-and-hours in aid of the Captain James Philippson Trust Fund.
Farah performed sit-ups after the finish in tribute to Bolt, who had staged a press-up routine after winning the 200m.
I pick five to 10 basic exercises - sit-ups, press-ups, squats, star jumps and lunges - and I do each exercise for one minute.
During the event, each half-hour session will involve 18 minutes of hammering at punch bags, followed by a barrage of sit-ups, leg raises, step-ups, squats and push-outs with a 4kg medicine ball.
To perform sit-ups, lie on your back on the floor and bend your knees at a 90-degree angle.