Sit-Ups with a Baby

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Move Targets: Core


Step 1: Sit on the floor with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Sit your child on your stomach and hold onto their tummy.

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Step 2: Raise your head and chest and pull up towards your knees. Keep your body in as much of a straight line as you can. Avoid arching your back. Your upper body should move as one unit.

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Step 3:  Exhale as your rise, inhale as you lower back down to the mat. Do as many sit ups as you can in 60 seconds without compromising your form.

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Modification (Advanced): Lift your legs to they are parallel to the ground and bent at a 90-degree angle. Hold them in the position while you complete steps 2 and 3.

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