Health & Fitness
......Benefits of Sit Up Exercises......
Sit up exercises can be done at home. They are very simple and
effective. One has to lie down on the floor and bend your legs
at 90 degree and do sit up with your hands holding back of your
head. Leg muscles should not be used while doing sit ups.
Abdominal muscles only should be stretched in order to get
proper benefits. To provide comfort on your back, one can lie
down on a mat or padded material.
Sit up exercises when combined with running help in reducing
body fat. When practised regularly, sit up exercises can give a
well defined six pack. Sit up exercises makes use of one’s own
body weight and does not need any equipment. It saves the time
spent in going to gym. Sit up exercises can be done anywhere and
It helps in stretching the abdominal muscles and makes it
strong. It helps in burning extra calories and gives a good
shape to the body. It works muscles in areas including your
abdomen, back, shoulder, arms and hip muscles. It provides
stability and balance to the whole body and the body is in turn
prone to less injuries.
Sit ups provide toned muscles and thus help in digestion and
provides good posture to the body. It also improves circulation
of blood and oxygen throughout the body ensuring a good health
and a long life. It ensures the development and growth of
abdominal and arm muscles. One main advantage of sit up
exercises is that it is absolutely free.
Sit up exercises leads to a better cardio vascular health and
strengthens the immune system. It helps in preparing the body to
fight against many diseases. Sit up exercises are thus very
human friendly and effective in terms of health.