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User avatar #7756 - danrmanalt (12/05/2012) [-]
I have hardwood floors in my house.
How do I go about doing sit-ups without bruising my tailbone?
User avatar #7777 to #7756 - Theyneverknow (12/06/2012) [-]
Put your beds cover down, folded over if it's a double, s'what I do
User avatar #7769 to #7756 - skyryth (12/06/2012) [-]
Even using your bed can help. Just do crunches, or make sure you don't use the bed to spring back and cheat. Or you could get a yoga mat.
User avatar #7762 to #7756 - fireniner (12/05/2012) [-]
Get a yoga mat
User avatar #7758 to #7756 - hybridboxll (12/05/2012) [-]
Do crunches; they're better than sit-ups and since you don't actually sit your tailbone shouldn't move at all.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=1V4RXxLHNCY
#7845 to #7758 - thatscrazyhorse (12/09/2012) [-]
I've always heard that crunches work just your upper abs, while sit ups work the whole area. In what way are crunches better?
User avatar #7847 to #7845 - hybridboxll (12/09/2012) [-]
as soon as your lower back*
User avatar #7846 to #7845 - hybridboxll (12/09/2012) [-]
Because as soon as your back leaves the floor you're only using your hip flexors [particularly the psoas major] instead of your abdominal muscles, so the rest of the movement is pretty much wasted and actually could result detrimental to some people's posture in the long run (hip flexors already overpower hip extensors [gluteus maximus and hamstrings] on most people who spend a decent amount of time sitting, aka almost everyone)
#7850 to #7846 - thatscrazyhorse (12/09/2012) [-]
makes sense, thanks man
User avatar #7851 to #7850 - hybridboxll (12/09/2012) [-]
Any time :)
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