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Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless - here are 9 moves they recommend instead

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and US Army training exams, sit-ups are getting a bad reputation.
Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce waistline circumference or trim middle belly fat. Sit-ups are also not the best way to strengthen your core , and keep it flexible and strong for the long run.
Earlier this week, the US Army announced that after decades of two-minute sit-up requirements, they're phasing out that portion...
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