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Sit-ups

Sit-ups
Equipment required
Primary muscle group(s)
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  1. Lie with knees bent and feet flat on the floor. You can have someone hold your feet or place them under something to keep them steady.
  2. Place your hands behind your head, elbows pointing out.
  3. Engage your abs and lift your head, neck and shoulders up. Pretend you are holding a small ball under your chin.
  4. Hold and then return to starting position.
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