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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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Now, without assistance, Haynes and Ramsey, who have 20 grandchildren between them, can each knock off 25 situps -- and much more.
Just then, her ex (who dumped her via text two days ago) offers to be your situp buddy.
In the physical screening tests (PST) necessary to have around an 80 percent chance of graduating BUDS, candidates must be able to do 80-100 pushups in 2 minutes, 80-100 situps in 2 minutes and complete a 1.
Josh Llewellyn-Jones - who climbed Kilimanjaro as a teenager then boxed at the summit - is set to mark his 30th birthday with a 24-hour test that will include lifting 100 tonnes of weights, cycling 100 miles, rowing and running 10 miles each, and performing thousands of situps, press-ups and squats.
Anglesea, an inspector with North Wales Police in Wrexham at the time, was "answerable to no-one" at the centre and would allegedly "inspect" the parade, make the youngsters do naked situps and squat thrusts, then loiter around the showers "with a smirk on his face", it is claimed.
When most people think of core strength, they tend to think of stomach muscles and endless sessions of grueling situps.
Body weight exercises, often called calisthenics, use body weight as resistance with the intent to improve strength through a variety of movements such as pushups, pullups, and situps.
I was always so strong, I could do 100 situps in a row with no problem - not pushups, though," she said.
Modified situps or seated Pilates exercises can build up your core muscles, which are important for balance and shifting yourself while seated or lying down.
The kits include balls, jump ropes, rubber mats for pushups, situps and other activities, and activity posters in the classroom.