Full Sit-Ups

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The full sit-up is an excellent core exercise and hits your abs from your sternum to your groin.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Abdominals

Abdominals

The abdominal muscles (abs) provide movement and support to your core area. The deeper and closer to the spine the particular abdominal muscle is, the more effect over body posture it will have, and this often contributes significantly to a healthy back.

Exercise Instructions


full sit-ups - step 1

Step 1

Start on your back with your legs stretched out and your hands laid out above your head.

full sit-ups - step 2

Step 2

Without using momentum, fully sit-up and reach for your toes.

full sit-ups - step 3

Step 3

Roll back down into the starting position with full control.