Glute-Ham Sit-ups
Main muscle: Quads
Other muscles: Abs
Equipment: machine
Mechanics type: compound
Fitness level: expert
Category: Cross-training

Step by step

  1. Support pad set so the hips are free with the legs slightly bent
  2. Legs remain bent as the torso descends
  3. One hand, or both, touch the ground
  4. Legs extend to initiate the ascent
  5. Abdominals remain braced
  6. Complete when both hands touch the foot pad