Turkish Sit-ups

Taking Turkish delights to a whole new level. Because this movement involves an overhead should hold, it's important to keep you core super engaged.

- Lay on the ground with an object held towards the ceiling (arms locked out) in the right arm
- Bend the right knee so that foot is flat on the ground
- Left leg straight, left arm out to the side in a T position with the body
- Actively punch up with the right arm keeping elbow extended
- Roll bodyweight towards your left elbow
- Weight should be supported on the left elbow and left hip while you sit up with the torso
- Lower self down back down to the ground slowly
- Keeping eyes on weight and elbow locked out
- Perform on other side

Turkish Sit-ups

Core Movements

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Turkish Sit-ups

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