If you’re like most…You’ve long ago traded in full sit-ups for planks. After all… Sit-ups totally wreck your spine right? Watch this before you decide.
The legends of guys like Herschel Walker and Manny Pacquiao doing 3,000 situps a day are out there. BUT Is it crippling them by doing so? Are Full Sit-Ups Bad for Your Back?
P.S. There are a few key rules to ab training that you never want to break. What I show you in this video is just one of them. Sequencing your ab exercises the right way is another.
Get over 105 properly sequenced ab exercises in the ATHLEAN-X System here
P.P.S. If you’re already a member of or are training for the military, fire dept, police dept, first responders, etc you’ll want to pay close attention to the message at the end of this video! As you know, sit-ups are a huge part of your physical readiness testing.
Jeff Cavaliere M.S.P.T, CSCS
Jeff Cavaliere is a Physical Therapist, Strength Coach and creator of the ATHLEAN-X Training Programs and ATHLEAN-Rx Supplements. He has a Masters in Physical Therapy (MSPT) and has worked as Head Physical Therapist for the New York Mets, as well as training many elite professional athletes in Major League Baseball, NFL, MMA and professional wrestling. His programs produce “next level” achievements in muscle size, strength and performance for professional athletes and anyone looking to build a muscular athletic physique.