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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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SIT-UPS Lie on the ground or on a yoga mat, keeping your knees bent and the feet on the mat.
2004) conducted a study that examined the effect of a 16 week sit-up and biceps curl training program on various respiratory measures including diaphragm thickness, maximum inspiratory pressure (MIP) and maximum expiratory pressure (MEP).
Formed by leading executives from the broadcast and retail industries, sit-up was the UK's fastest growing TV retailer in 2004 and has developed a portfolio of screen commerce channels that currently consists of bid tv, price-drop tv, speed auction tv and Screenshop, which are available via digital satellite, cable and, in the case of bid tv and price-drop tv, digital terrestrial television and the Internet.
8m write down at its home shopping arm, said Sit-up was not essential to its business - while the consumer downturn had also prompted the decision to sell.
And after netting the title for the most sit-ups in five minutes from US endurance athlete James Clark, he carried on to pick up the title in the 10, 15 and 30-minute categories.
The study showed a significant 72 percent increase in abdominal endurance (measured by how many additional sit-ups a subject could complete) and an average 49 percent increase in abdominal strength.
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.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 23 ( ANI ): Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) leader Nitin Nandgokar made a cab driver do sit-ups outside Mumbai airport as the driver was neither carrying his badge nor wearing uniform.
An elephant trampled its mahout to death in Bihar after he asked the tusker to do sit-ups under the influence of liquor.
Mince pie - 28 minutes running or 41 minutes of sit-ups
LAHORE -- Pakistan Army's soldiers exhibited undying spirit and stamina to win the sit-ups competition in style, sweeping the first three places in the First International PACES Competition at Ayub Stadium here on Thursday.