Proper Sit-Up Technique Everyone Should Try

Great Sit-Up Form for Workouts

<a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Increase-sit-up-difficulty.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Increase-sit-up-difficulty-150×150.jpg” alt=”Proper Sit-Up Techniques” width=”150″ height=”150″ class=”alignright size-thumbnail wp-image-774″ /></a>Everyone who wants to have smaller tummies and tighter abs needs to know the proper sit-up technique everyone should try. Some people even aim for those two rows of three very well defined abdominal muscles known as a ‘six-pack’. This can be achieved by […]

Developing your Abs and Obliques with an Exercise Ball

Develop Your Abs & Obliques With An Exercise Ball

<a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Develop-Abs-Obliques-With-Exercise-Ball.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Develop-Abs-Obliques-With-Exercise-Ball-300×300.jpg” alt=”Develop Your Abs &amp; Obliques With An Exercise Ball” title=”Gorgeous blonde woman exercising abs on a ball” width=”300″ height=”300″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-877″ /></a>Incorporating an exercise ball into your core training regimen will significantly develop your strength and coordination while also adding a little variety and fun to your workouts. An <a target=”_blank” […]

Are Sit-Ups Safe During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy, Sit-Ups & Ab Exercises

<a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Pregnant-Sit-Ups-Ab-Exercises.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Pregnant-Sit-Ups-Ab-Exercises.jpg” alt=”Pregnancy, Sit-Ups &amp; Ab Exercises” title=”Is it safe to do sit-ups during pregnancy?” width=”401″ height=”299″ class=”alignright size-full wp-image-833″ /></a>Today, many women want to preserve physical and mental wellness even during pregnancy by maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. This can be done by keeping up with an exercise routine. However, since you […]

Ways to Increase the Difficulty of Your Sit-Up Workouts

Sit-Up Fitness For Your Core

<p><a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Increase-sit-up-difficulty.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Increase-sit-up-difficulty-300×199.jpg” alt=”Sit-Up Fitness For Your Core” title=”Increasing Sit-Up Difficulty” width=”300″ height=”199″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-774″ /></a>For your sit-up workouts to be effective, they must be of an adequate intensity and volume to overload your abdominal muscle fibers. As you build strength and tone, it’s important that you progressively increase the difficulty of your training […]

Cardio and Strength Training on the Same Day

Cardio Workouts Improve Health & Reduce Risk

<p><a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Cardio-Jogging.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Cardio-Jogging-300×199.jpg” alt=”Cardio Workouts Improve Health &amp; Reduce Risk” title=”Women Jogging in the Park For Cardio Workout” width=”300″ height=”199″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-764″ /></a>Both cardiovascular activity and strength training are essential components to a comprehensive exercise program. Cardio develops the heart and respiratory system, decreases risks of heart disease and diabetes and effectively burns calories […]

Using Medicine Balls in Your Ab Workout

Medicine Ball Exercises

<p><a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Medicine-Ball-Exercise.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Medicine-Ball-Exercise-200×300.jpg” alt=”Medicine Ball Exercises” title=”Exercising With a Medicine Ball” width=”200″ height=”300″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-672″ /></a>The medicine ball has been used in physical training for over 3,000 years because of its ability to assist in the development of strength, coordination and balance. Incorporating medicine balls is a good way for beginners who are looking […]

Leg Workout – Building Strength and Power

Ultimate Leg Workouts

<p><a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Leg-Workout-Lunges-With-Weights.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Leg-Workout-Lunges-With-Weights-224×300.jpg” alt=”Ultimate Leg Workouts” title=”Leg Workout – Lunges with Weights” width=”224″ height=”300″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-664″ /></a>Below is a leg workout focused on increasing muscular strength and power that will also help improve your mobility, increase your balance, and decrease your risk of injury. Plus, there’s the benefit that most are interested in, which […]

How Many Calories Should I Consume Everyday to Lose Weight?

Weight Loss & Caloric Intake

<p> <a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/How-Many-Calories-To-Lose-Weight.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/How-Many-Calories-To-Lose-Weight-300×300.jpg” alt=”Weight Loss &amp; Caloric Intake” title=”How Many Calories A Day To Lose Weight” width=”300″ height=”300″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-632″ /></a>If you’re looking to lose weight and lower your body fat, even more important to your success than participating in consistent exercise is to follow a healthy nutritional plan. You lose fat whenever […]

Getting the Most Out of the Front Plank

Front Planks - Ab Workouts

<a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/front-plank1.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/front-plank1-300×215.jpg” alt=”Front Planks – Ab Workouts” title=”Planks – Abdominals Workout” width=”300″ height=”215″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-613″ /></a>The plank is an incredibly popular and effective exercise for developing strength in your abdominals and core. According to the American Council on Exercise, it primarily engages your rectus abdominus, which is the major abdominal muscle, as well […]

Weightlifting Tips – Best Ways To Gain Muscle

Weightlifting Tips To Build Muscle

<p><a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Weightlifting-Tips-Best-Ways-To-Build-Muscle.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Weightlifting-Tips-Best-Ways-To-Build-Muscle-300×200.jpg” alt=”Weightlifting Tips To Build Muscle” title=”Best Ways To Build Muscle” width=”300″ height=”200″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-592″ /></a>Both men and women can build significant muscle mass with weightlifting. The best ways to gain muscle and how much muscle you’re able to put on depends on a number of factors. These factors include not only […]

Maximize the Effectiveness of Your Sit-Ups

Maximizing Sit-Ups Effectiveness

<p><a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Maximize-the-Effectiveness-of-Your-Sit-Ups.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Maximize-the-Effectiveness-of-Your-Sit-Ups-300×200.jpg” alt=”Maximizing Sit-Ups Effectiveness” title=”Maximize the Effectiveness of Your Sit-Ups” width=”300″ height=”200″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-578″ /></a>Developing strength and endurance in your abdominal muscles offers an array of benefits. Some may be most interested in the aesthetic opportunities that come from a consistent abdominal training program, but beyond the potential for a “six-pack,” adequate […]

Is It OK To Do Sit-Ups Everyday?

Is it ok to do sit-ups everyda

<p> <a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/sit-ups-everyday.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/sit-ups-everyday-300×200.jpg” alt=”Is it ok to do sit-ups everyda” title=”Sit-Ups Everyday” width=”300″ height=”200″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-543″ /></a>Having aspirations to do sit-ups everyday is a great attitude to have, as it requires dedication and long-term consistency to bring about true fitness and health benefits. However, you don’t want to add an abdominal workout to […]

How Many Sit-Ups Should I Do?

Couple Doing Sit-Ups Together

<p> <a href=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/how-many-sit-ups.jpg”><img src=”http://sit-ups.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/how-many-sit-ups-300×200.jpg” alt=”Couple Doing Sit-Ups Together” title=”How Many Sit-Ups Should I Do?” width=”300″ height=”200″ class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-525″ /></a> Many people wonder how many sit-ups they should do in order to maximize the effect of their workout. In order to figure out how many sit-ups are necessary there are a few things we must […]

Full Sit-Ups vs Crunches

Deciphering Benefits of Sit-ups over Crunches

<p> Full sit-ups are used by both the United States military and the American public school system to measure muscular endurance in the abdominals. However, a closer look at the exercise and you’ll see that you may want to incorporate other core exercises if you’re primary focus is to isolate and build definition in your […]

Best Ab Workouts – Beyond Sit-Ups

Great Ab Exercises Beyond The Sit-Up

Sit-ups and crunches are typically considered among the best ab workouts as they are most effective at targeting your abdominal muscles. Your “six-pack” muscle, or <a href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rectus_abdominis_muscle” target=”_blank”>rectus abdominis</a>, is recruited as you lie on your back and curl forward at the waist. Because the sit-up and crunch isolate your abdominal muscles, they’re a quality […]