NCF Abdominal Curl Conditioning Test

This commercially available abdominal test measures the muscular strength and endurance of the abdominal muscles and hip-flexors using a pre-recorded tempo. This is a progressive test, using timed beeps to indicate when to perform each sit up, similar in a way to the running bleep/beep test. See also this non-progressive sit up beep test.

Stage Total sit ups Males Females
1 20 Poor Poor
2 42 Poor Fair
3 64 Fair Fair
4 89 Fair Good
5 116 Good Good
6 146 Good Very Good
7 180 Excellent Excellent
8 217 Excellent Excellent

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