On April 1st, 2011, 60 year old Vladimir Jurcik broke Jim Clark’s world record by just 37 situps, achieving 2238 crunches in one hour – achieved in Rundle Mall, Adelaide, South Australia. This record has not been officially confirmed. See more about Sit Up World Records.
Entries Tagged as 'Sit Ups'
April 25th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Sit Ups
March 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Sit Ups
The Guinness world record 2,201 sit ups in one hour by Jim Clark at the Mall of America in Bloomington (Minnesota,USA), on June 2, 2006. See more about Sit Up World Records.
October 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Sit Ups
Here is how not to do a sit up. This video clip is a commercial to inform children of fitness test retakes. Performed by Nick Kosiak from Wheeling High School. Apparently the footage is not sped up, only slowed down at certain points to show Nick’s awkward sit-up technique.
October 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Muscle Endurance
Here is a group of people performing a one-minute sit up test. They are using the technique of having their hands on their thighs, and sliding them up to their knees. Having the hands like this is a much more controlled method of doing the sit up, compared to some other methods where there is a lot of bouncing and erratic movements.
October 26th, 2009 · No Comments · Sit Ups
Here is a group of students performing the one minute sit up test. They are using the technique of having their feet held down (using something attached to the wall) and their arms across their chest. As you can see, it can be difficult to see what is a valid sit up, and also the erratic movements are potentially dangerous.
Here is Mark Pfeltz setting a world record for sit ups. Mark Pfeltz of Baltimore, Maryland set the Guinness Book Of World Records for the maximum number of sit ups in 1986, completing 45,005 in 58.5hrs. As with these records there is a five minute break allowed every hour