Modified V-Up

Calisthenics / Pilates / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

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Average Sitewide Modified V-Up Reps

  • 18 reps
    average reps
  • 20 reps
    best reps
  • 3
    times logged
  • #628
    popularity rank

Average Male Modified V-Up Reps

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Average Female Modified V-Up Reps

How to do Modified V-Up:

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modified v-up is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the lower back, hip flexors and quads ...more

modified v-up is a calisthenics and pilates exercise that primarily targets the abs and to a lesser degree also targets the lower back, hip flexors and quads.

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

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

Tips

  1. Raise up at your torso. Don't jerk up by swing your head and upper back.
  2. Keep a natural arch in your back. Brace your core before raising up.
  3. Raise both legs and torso at the same time (imagine your body is like a clamp squeezing together).

Variations

  1. Perform a traditional v-up. Perform exercise as described above, except lie with arms above head and on the ground. Legs flat on the floor and do not bend knees. Reach for your feet when raising up.
  2. Perform a traditional v-up with a medicine ball.
  3. Perform with ankle weights.

Types

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

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. Raise up at your torso. Don't jerk up by swing your head and upper back.
  2. Keep a natural arch in your back. Brace your core before raising up.
  3. Raise both legs and torso at the same time (imagine your body is like a clamp squeezing together).

Variations

  1. Perform a traditional v-up. Perform exercise as described above, except lie with arms above head and on the ground. Legs flat on the floor and do not bend knees. Reach for your feet when raising up.
  2. Perform a traditional v-up with a medicine ball.
  3. Perform with ankle weights.

Types

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