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McGill Sit-Ups

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How to: McGill Sit-Ups

Primary Muscles Used:Abs, Rectus Abdominis

Exercise Families:Trunk Flexion

Trainer:Stephanie Sanzo

  1. Start by lying on your back on a yoga mat. Extend your right leg and bend your left knee to position your foot firmly on the mat, then place your hands under your lumbar spine (lower back). This is your starting position.
  2. Inhale and brace your core. Exhale as you tuck your chin into your chest and draw your ribs to your hips to elevate your head, shoulder blades and upper back off the mat, ensuring that your core remains set throughout. You should feel your lower back press into your hands.
  3. Inhale as you lower your head and shoulders to return to the starting position. Complete half of the specified repetitions or time on each side.

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