V-Up

Calisthenics / Beginner

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  • 16 reps
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  • 20 reps
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Average Sitewide V-Up Reps

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  • 20 reps
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Average Male V-Up Reps

  • 12 reps
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  • 12 reps
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Average Female V-Up Reps

How to do V-Up:

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v-up is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs ...more

v-up is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs.

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

Tips

  1. Your legs should be extended and lifted at a 35-45 degree angle from the floor.
  2. Your arms should be parallel to your legs. Your upper torso should be lifted off the floor.

Variations

  1. Lie on an exercise mat instead of flat on the floor.
  2. For an advanced version of this exercise, use a medicine ball for added resistance.

Other Names

  • Jacknife Sit-up

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

  1. Your legs should be extended and lifted at a 35-45 degree angle from the floor.
  2. Your arms should be parallel to your legs. Your upper torso should be lifted off the floor.

Variations

  1. Lie on an exercise mat instead of flat on the floor.
  2. For an advanced version of this exercise, use a medicine ball for added resistance.

Other Names

  • Jacknife Sit-up

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Compound