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.

โœ… The Set-up
- Lie on the ground.
- Hold an object in your right arm punched towards the ceiling (arms locked out), with left arm straright out to the side.
- Bend the right knee so that foot is flat on the ground, left leg straight.

๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ The Action
- Roll on to your side - your weight should be supported on the left elbow and left hip.
- Extend elbow and transfer weight onto the hand, sitting your torso up.
- Lower self down in reverse order.

โœ… The Finish
- Lying on your side hip, chest/torso off of the ground supported by your lower arm, weight held up overhead in opposite arm.

๐Ÿงข Coaching Tips! Keep an eye on your weight the whole time to keep your shoulders in a safe position.

Turkish Sit-ups

Core Movements

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Turkish Sit-ups

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