Written by Abrar Khan

How To Do A Proper Sit-up

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“Lie on your back with knees bent at 90 degrees

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and feet flat on the floor,” Glazer explains.

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“Place your fingertips on the back of your ears, elbows bent and pointing out to the side.”

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take a deep breath in, contract your core muscles, and lift your torso off the ground as you exhale,

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continuing until your chest is as close to your thighs as possible.

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Start with 10 reps and add as you feel more confident!

Crunches Pros & Cons

Pros

Cons

You're working with *multiple* muscle groups

There’s greater risk of injury

sit-ups help you sculpt your abs

The problem with sit-ups is that it’s very difficult to do the exercise correctly