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Nov 15, 2014 5:28pm
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What exercise can I do to replace sit ups for now? I tried doing them again this morning and the sharp pain is still there...

31 Dec
c est bone sixy
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Nov 15, 2014 5:47pm
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What kind of pains do u have?
Maybe try to make situp on a chair?

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36 Posts
Nov 15, 2014 5:48pm
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Sharp pains above my hip on both sides.

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324 Posts
Nov 15, 2014 5:54pm
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Take a couple days off from sit ups and try more gentlytry crossing one legso your foot touches ur knee then sit up

15 Nov
15 Nov
I agree. Take a break
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Nov 15, 2014 5:55pm
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Do u have  this pain in any other workouts?

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36 Posts
Nov 15, 2014 6:07pm
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Not really

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Nov 15, 2014 6:18pm
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Lay off situps for a week and try abs rollout box jumps and planks in the meantime to strengthen your core :)

15 Nov
Okay, thank you!
15 Nov
No worries :-)
15 Nov
Side to side bend... cross knee high… twists … flutter kicks... Try leg raise to see if the pain is still there………
15 Nov
I do leg raises too and the pain is there just not as severe.
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Nov 15, 2014 8:40pm
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Ok try the other ones...
It may also be gas... check it out, and one very important things when you ate doing sit ups is to exhale whenever you are compressing your body... otherwise you will put a lot of pressure on your organs...
For more info check the topic good to know...

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Nov 15, 2014 9:49pm
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Good old plank pose.

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Nov 15, 2014 9:50pm
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I do those already. I do sit ups, crunches, leg raises, planks and squats everyday.

15 Nov
What's your maximum hold?
15 Nov
Maximum hold?
15 Nov
Yeah for planks how long can you hold?
15 Nov
I'm not really sure. I just started a couple days ago and I'm at like 30s and it's not coming close to bothering me... Time will tell, taking it one day at a time.
15 Nov
Try giving at least a day before hitting the same muscle group again, your muscles need recovery time that's when the growth happens be sure to fuel your self with good enough proteins and proper rest. Too little rest and gap would lead to injuries try your best to avoid them and good luck working out :)
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Nov 15, 2014 9:51pm
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Just vary the exercise and limit your bending forward at the hip or lifting the legs up. And your twisting exercises

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Nov 16, 2014 1:36am
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Listen to your body,any pain stop straight away,you may have pulled a muscle and if u dont rest may hurt more,did with me,no tummy exercises for while

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Nov 18, 2014 2:17am
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Instead of sit-ups do reverse crunches. Instead of lifting your body to your knees, bring your knees to your chest and breath out and squeeze your abdominals tightly at the top of the motion. Regular crunches put a lot of strain on your hip flexors which could be the pain you're feeling. Crunches are worthless mostly anyway lol.

18 Nov
Lol thanks. I've tried several other things. Like burpees and some other things. The pain was still there.
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