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How To Do A Weighted Sit Up

Instructional Video


Written Instructions

  1. Lay flat on your back with your knees bent and feet on the floor.
  2. Hold a weighted plate in both hands directly above your head, so arms are fully extended.
  3. Brace your core.
  4. Keeping tension in your torso, squeeze so that your body comes up, bringing your chest close to your knees. Try to keep the weight still and your arms relatively in the same place, the weight should end up directly above your head at the top of the movement.
  5. Gently lower yourself back down to the floor and return to the starting position.


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