Ab Exercises – Stand Up Sit Ups (3 Variations)
These begin like ordinary situps and incorporate light weight.
Variation 1: Holding 15lbs Plate
- Lie face up with your knees bent holding the weight overhead, arms extended. You want to anchor your feet with dumbbells or by having a partner hold them.
- Begin your situp by bending at the waist, simultaneously bringing arms and weight forward, pulling heels slightly back towards your glutes to stand up.
- From the standing position, slowly descend into a squat, roll your torso back to the start and rhythmically begin your next rep.
Variation 2: Holding 12.5 DBs in a squat positions at the top, and performing a DB Curl (at :40 sec mark)
Variation 3: Holding 15lb DBs and stepping into a lunge at the top (alternating legs) (at 1:14 min mark)
Video Credit – Fit Girl Nikki LLC
Exercise Caption – Fit Girl Nikki LLC