Sit-Ups Analysis Video

This exercise can be divided into two movement parts.
In the first part we see flexion of the spine.
In the second part, movement shifts from the spine to flexion of the trunk through the hip joint.

As you remember, the hip flexors are attached to the femur and pull the thigh up through the hip joint (hip flexion). But think for a moment what would happen if the hip were fixed…

Amit Gal Alon
Amit Gal Alon
Amit Gal Alon is a graduate of the Zinman College at the Wingate Institute. His specialization is the kinesiology and anatomy of the movement system. He also earned a degree in multimedia and visual communications at Tel Aviv University.