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sit

(sĭt)
v. sat (săt), sitting, sits
v.intr.
1. To rest with the torso vertical and the body supported on the buttocks.
2.
a. To rest with the hindquarters lowered onto a supporting surface. Used of animals.
b. To perch. Used of birds.
3. To cover eggs for hatching; brood.
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The rest of the session is a blur of running around, interspersed with tricep dips on the bench, sit ups and press ups, crawling around between your partner's legs and at one point jumping onto them piggy back style.
The men were then required to pay a fine of Rs250 (less than Dh20) and were weirdly forced to do sit ups (a humiliation tactic, but we're not sure how they managed to force them to carry it out).
Sit-ups will give you a toned, flat stomach Martin: If they're covered in a layer of fat, no amount of sit ups will make your stomach look ripped.