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Better Sit-Ups

To isolate the abdominal muscles when you do sit-ups, lift your upper body only about 6 to 10 inches off the floor, say researchers at the University of Louisville. To help concentrate on isolating these muscles, don't listen to music or watch television while doing sit-ups.

Online Medical Reviewer: Godsey, Cynthia M.S., M.S.N., APRN
Online Medical Reviewer: Lambert, J.G. M.D.
Date Last Reviewed: 2/22/2005
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