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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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More than 75 percent of the candidates in the sit-up event's top quartile performed above average in four other events and at least 60 percent of them performed above average in every event.
(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).
SIT-UPS Lie on the ground or on a yoga mat, keeping your knees bent and the feet on the mat.
Virgin Media, which posted a quarterly loss of pounds 50.2m in February after a pounds 54.8m 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.
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.
I started at star jumps, then sit-ups before there were plank and side planks as well as crunches.
For those of us who find half an hour difficult to spare, there are ways to incorporate it into our everyday lifestyle: walk or cycle to work rather than drive, or get off the bus a stop early; use the stairs instead of the lift; do some sit-ups or push-ups in front of the TV; use your lunch break as an excuse for a brisk walk to the shops and back.
Ramos or FVR, as he is also widely known, still plays golf with vigor aside from doing push-ups and sit-ups from time to time to keep him in shape.
Patna: An elephant trampled its mahout to death in Bihar on Monday 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