A sit up is one of the most well-known and common bodyweight exercises. It is used to build strength in your abdominal muscles (often referred to as your core muscles). And having a strong core is very important for keeping the proper posture and technique in pretty well every other exercise.
Oh, and we can’t forget the endless search for the ‘six pack’!
This detailed article is the ultimate guide for beginners, regular gym goers and even personal trainers and coaches. It walks you through what a sit up is, what equipment you need, what muscles it helps develop, proper technique, a guide to the weight to use, tips for success, variations and a description about what could go wrong and how to minimise the chance of injury.
What are you waiting for. Here it is … Your Ultimate Guide to the Sit Up!