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Weekly Wednesday Workout: CrossFit Sit Ups

by Nellie

Okay so I have been a little bit intrigued with this crossfit phenomena, but I have been unable to take a class yet (because they are so darn expensive) so I found a really great move on YouTube that I could seamlessly add to my routine:

Oh my! These are HARD. I know my core was weak but I didn’t realize it was THIS weak. When I tried to do these I was pretty shocked at how difficult it was for me. I have to continue to work pretty hard on my abs to be able to do a full set of these. On my first try I was only able to complete about 6 of these and the technique wasn’t very smooth at ALL.

I will try to do these at least twice a week, and build my abdominals back to its former glory! (not talking a six pack, because that will never happen, but certainly toned and non puffy)

Would you try this AB exercise?

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13 comments

Faith January 16, 2013 - 6:56 am

Oooh I think I’ll have to try this! Thanks for sharing this :).

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LaShawn January 16, 2013 - 9:07 am

I might have to try this. I miss my abs……

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Yum Yucky January 16, 2013 - 10:42 am

That’s good stuff right there. And twice a week is a good plan, too. You’re gonna be surprised at how quickly you see progress.

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Joi January 16, 2013 - 12:25 pm

I’ll try it, my abs are not my strong spot. It’s gotten better over the last year though.

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The Dose of Reality January 16, 2013 - 12:37 pm

OMG…if YOU thought this was hard, it would probably kill me on the spot. I can only imagine the quivering my pathetic little ab muscle cells would do if I attempted these. I need to get a better core. (or a core of any kind, really)

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Cam January 16, 2013 - 4:18 pm

Yes! I need to try these. My tummy needs some work!!!!

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Carli January 16, 2013 - 7:22 pm

Love frog sit ups. I really like that she has the towel to support her back. I’m going to add that, it’ll be helpful. Thanks for sharing!

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KalleyC January 16, 2013 - 9:08 pm

Dag these ARE hard. I won’t be too tough on myself though, I just had a baby 10 weeks ago. I must add this to my workout.

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Winter Sundays January 16, 2013 - 11:20 pm

I am def gonna try these! Thanks!! 🙂

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Sherelle January 17, 2013 - 10:55 pm

I’m scared to try this ab exercise! LoL I may give it a try though! I’m so out of shape.

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Nicole January 18, 2013 - 4:47 am

This reminds me of the one from P90x!!! Thanks for posting this! I too have been intrigued by the CrossFit thing …. until I saw their rates. Oh my……

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ShellyShell January 22, 2013 - 9:56 am

Hi, I’m a lurker! Lol! As far as cross fit classes try Groupon or Living Social they always have coupons. Also, the CrossFit on 23rd(or a block over) have a Friday night deal for like $10. I haven’t tried it yet but my coworkers have and loved the class.
As far as these situps they are a beast. We do them in my bootcamp class!

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Nellie January 23, 2013 - 8:50 am

Hi Shelly! Thank you for being a lurker and coming out of (the darkness?) lurkdom to give me this great info! I need to check out this $10 class asap!!! 🙂

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