I read a Frederic Delavier’s book « Strength Training Anatomy » and I learned good stuff.
Lying on your back with your knees bent. Your feet are on the floor and your hands are behind your head :
Inhale and lift your torso rounding your back.
Exhale at the end of the movement
Back to the starting position but your back shouldn’t touch the floor.
Do it again until the burning sensation in your stomack.
This exercise mainly works rectus abdominis and a little bit hip flexors and obliques.
To make it easier, you can do this exercise with your feet blocked by a partner
To make it easier, you can do this exercise with your arms extended forward
For more intensity, you can do this exercise with a inclined board
Women generally have less developed bust and proportionately larger legs than men. It’s easier for them to do sit-ups and not take off the feet during the movement.
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