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Turned Off To Sit Ups Because Of....

Discussion in 'Health' started by jeremy_283, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. Feb 23, 2012 at 8:18 PM
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    I had an abdominal hernia repair. I never had the hernia until I started pushing myself hard on sit ups. I asked the doctor upon examination if it could have been the burning sensation in my abdominals after doing sit ups and he said yes. So now I don't like doing sit ups :confused:
     
  2. Feb 23, 2012 at 10:28 PM
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    Do the plank instead. Works just as good as situps without killing your back.
     
  3. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:43 AM
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    :confused:



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  4. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:44 AM
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    but seriously, what's a plank?
     
  5. Feb 24, 2012 at 5:45 AM
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    Thanks for the help! And the google search too!
     
  7. Feb 24, 2012 at 6:07 AM
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    NO worries- Just trying to be a bit funny. That whole planking picture thing was funny- but yeah...Makes it hard to find out about the exercise.

    If you keep looking you'll find a lot of variations of that plank too..Pick one leg up off the ground, or an arm...or both if you are froggy. Turn to the side and raise the arm off the ground straight up. etc etc.
     
  8. Feb 24, 2012 at 6:10 AM
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    Bruce Lee has some killer ab exercises too. I believe he called one "The Flag".
     
  9. Mar 1, 2012 at 8:43 PM
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    leg raises tear my abs apart. I like to do the plank cycle it is: regular plank for one minute, side plank one minute, regular plank one minute, other side plank one minute, regular plank one min. Do that 2x and your abs will burnnnn
     
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