Decline Sit-Up

Calisthenics / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Decline Bench

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Average Sitewide Decline Sit-Up Reps

  • 18 reps
    average reps
  • 30 reps
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  • #224
    popularity rank

Average Male Decline Sit-Up Reps

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Average Female Decline Sit-Up Reps

How to do the Decline Sit-Up:

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The decline sit-up is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs ...more

The decline sit-up is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs.

The only decline sit-up equipment that you really need is the following: decline bench. There are however many different decline sit-up variations that you can try out that may require different types of decline sit-up equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper decline sit-up form is easy with the step by step decline sit-up instructions, decline sit-up tips, and the instructional decline sit-up technique video on this page. The decline sit-up is a exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the decline sit-up video, learn how to do the decline sit-up, and then be sure and browse through the decline sit-up workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Focus on tightening abdominal muscles and using those to raise you up. Do not jerk or swing yourself up.
  2. Keep your back straight when sitting up. Only your abs should be used to bring yourself up to your knees.

Variations

  1. At the top sitting position twist your torso to the left and then back straight and lower yourself back down. Repeat on right side.
  2. Hold a weight plate on your chest and perform sit-ups. Or hold in hands with arms straight out.
  3. Hold your torso up halfway from the top sitting position and twist to the left and right as many times as possible. Lower back down and repeat.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

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Equipment Needed

  • Decline Bench

Tips

  1. Focus on tightening abdominal muscles and using those to raise you up. Do not jerk or swing yourself up.
  2. Keep your back straight when sitting up. Only your abs should be used to bring yourself up to your knees.

Variations

  1. At the top sitting position twist your torso to the left and then back straight and lower yourself back down. Repeat on right side.
  2. Hold a weight plate on your chest and perform sit-ups. Or hold in hands with arms straight out.
  3. Hold your torso up halfway from the top sitting position and twist to the left and right as many times as possible. Lower back down and repeat.

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation