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sit-up

(sĭt′ŭp′)
n.
A physical exercise in which one uses the abdominal muscles to raise the torso from a supine to a sitting position and then lies back down again without moving the legs.
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sit′-up`



n.
an exercise in which a person lies flat on the back, lifts the torso to a sitting position, and then lies flat again without changing the position of the legs: formerly done with the legs straight but now usu. done with the knees bent.
[1835–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sit-up - a stomach exercise in which a person sits up from a supine position without using the arms for leveragesit-up - a stomach exercise in which a person sits up from a supine position without using the arms for leverage
stomach exercise, tummy crunch - an exercise designed to strengthen the abdominal muscles
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Translations

sit-up

[ˈsɪtʌp] Nabdominal m
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sit-up

n (Sport) → Sit-up m; to do sit-upsSit-ups machen
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sit-up

n ejercicio abdominal, abdominal m (fam)
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Descriptive statistics for all variables Variables Mean SD Min Max Age 31.61 4.79 22.00 52.00 BH (cm) 172.97 6.09 156.00 190.00 BM (kg) 77.53 11.66 48.30 115.30 BMI (kg/[m.sup.2]) 25.86 3.26 18.80 35.59 PBF (%) 23.59 6.59 8.03 37.37 PSMM (%) 43.13 3.93 34.77 52.36 BFMI (kg/[m.sup.2]) 6.23 2.24 1.70 11.80 SMMI (kg/[m.sup.2]) 11.09 1.27 7.78 14.23 PMI (kg/[m.sup.2]) 3.91 0.41 2.87 4.91 IH (%/kg x [m.sup.2]) 0.91 0.22 0.35 1.51 FFMI (kg/[m.sup.2]) 19.64 2.31 12.33 25.65 RUN (sec) 1084.46 136.22 724.00 1509.00 PU (No) 3 5.09 13.86 0.00 65.00 SITUP (No) 41.19 11.05 11.00 80.00 EPFS 50.00 16.67 4.12 98.15
At the top of the situp, throw a left-right punch then slowly lower back down.
This does not include logical zeroes as for example, during the situp test.
Two-and-a-half years ago, neither Cynthia Haynes nor Audrey Ramsey could do a single situp on one of the abdominal machines at Planet Fitness.
For HOHA2 dataset, the confusion matrix shows our model is mostly confused by similar action classes, such as "SitUp" with "StandUp".
Escamilla e colaboradores (2006a) (Tabela 3) comparou a eficiencia de sete equipamentos para abdominais com dois exercicios tradicionais (crunch e bent-knee situp), e concluiu que os exercicios realizados com os equipamentos Ab slide e Torso track foram os que mais ativaram a musculatura abdominal e com baixa atividade do reto femoral.
Allied Healthcare appointed Rees Bradley Hepburn to work on it's pounds 2 million marketing account - the company also won accounts from Aston Martin, Situp TV and Bristol's new Merchant Quarter shopping centre.
This situp isn't as rigorous as those you did in high school, but it's easier on the back.
Poor Jessie who does generally this first rough typing is in too much pain with her knee to situp for any length of time at a table.
The main lounge, located amidships, is as comfortable as they come with banquette, soft couch, and chair seating, a situp bar, and a central well that looked down into the dining room two decks below.
Ab workouts were always a challenge, and I felt like my belly just pushed me back whenever I would try performing a situp.
Bring your hands behind your head as if you were doing a situp. Twist toward the left, using your oblique muscles.