Sit Up – Assisted

  • HOW: Begin this exercise laying on your back with your knees bent and with a resistance band anchored at shoulder height, wrap the band behind you. From laying on your back, use your core muscles and the band for assistance as you pull to a seated position. Return to laying on your back and perform for the suggested amount of repetitions or prescribed time.
  • FEEL: You will feel your core muscles working as you perform this exercise.
  • COMPENSATION: Avoid arching your back while performing this exercise, keep your core engaged from the beginning by performing a slight pelvic tilt by pulling your belly button down towards your spine.

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