Strength

Plate Decline Sit Up

Boost your core strength with the Plate Decline Sit Up. It tones upper and lower abdominals through sit-ups on a decline bench with a weight plate for added intensity and better stability. Perfect for core training.
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Plate Decline Sit Up instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Sit down at the edge of a decline bench, holding a weight plate at your chest.
2
Slowly lean back onto the bench, keeping your legs hooked under the padded bar for support.
3
With your arms holding the plate out in front of you, contract your abdominals to lift your body upwards.
4
At the top of the movement, your body should make a 'V-shape' with the bench.
5
Slowly lower your body back down in a controlled manner, then immediately engage your core to start the next rep.
Sit down at the edge of a decline bench, holding a weight plate at your chest.
Slowly lean back onto the bench, keeping your legs hooked under the padded bar for support.
With your arms holding the plate out in front of you, contract your abdominals to lift your body upwards.
At the top of the movement, your body should make a 'V-shape' with the bench.
Slowly lower your body back down in a controlled manner, then immediately engage your core to start the next rep.
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