Exercise Guide

Modified V-Sit

Rectus Abdominis
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optional:Fitness Mat
Variations available (16)
Starting PositionExecution

General And Specifics

Starting Position

  • lay your back on a fitness mat or the floor
  • stretch out the arms (easy), place the hands on the chest (normal) or at the temples (difficult)
  • your feet hover across the floor
  • the legs are almost completely stretched out

Correct Execution

  • lift your upper body in a controlled motion
  • simultaneously, bend the knees to 90 degrees and bring them towards the chest
  • hold the head in extension to the spine
  • your body weight is on the bottom
  • try to hold the position shortly
  • come back to the starting position, do not lose the balance
  • do not rest the back completely on the floor
  • hold the tension and repeat several times for an effective ab workout
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