Get Up Situp

The get up sit-up builds strength and stability throughout the core and upper body. The exercise also improves strength in supporting areas such as the hip flexors, hamstrings, and glutes.


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    Lie on the floor and hold a dumbbell in one hand straight above your chest. One leg should be bent with your foot flat on the floor.
  2. Get Up Situp
    Initiating the move in your abs, curl up while keeping the dumbbell overhead. Pause, and then return to the floor.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Don't use momentum. Sit up by contracting your core.
  • Slowly lower your body back to floor.
  • Use a full range of motion and sit up as far as possible while keeping the dumbbell overhead at all times.