Outdoor Butterfly Sit-Ups

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The butterfly sit-up is a core exercise that targets the upper and lower abs.


Picture of 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

outdoor butterfly sit-ups - step 1

Step 1

Start on your back with your feet together and your heels tucked in close to your body.

outdoor butterfly sit-ups - step 2

Step 2

Sit all the way up and touch in front of your feet to make sure that your shoulders pass your hip.

outdoor butterfly sit-ups - step 3

Step 3

Lie back down and fully extend your abs.