How to do the V-Up

Start the V-Up by lying flat on a mat and then raise both your legs and arms together while keeping them as straight as possible. Keep your lower back as straight as possible as well. Lower down to the starting position slowly while exhaling.

V Up Spotter Information:
Stand beside the subject for motivation.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Abdominal
  • Lower Abdominal
  • Belly
  • Stomach
  • Hip Flexors
  • Calisthenics

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
12.3 lbs14.3 28.4 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 12.3 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 6 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.


Workouts Plans with V-Up

Purpose Type Level
Sport Specific Advanced
Sport Specific Intermediate
Sport Specific Advanced
Muscle Specific Advanced
Sport Specific Intermediate
Muscular Definition Beginner
Strength Intermediate

Make a Workout

Crafting a workout for the gym is extremely important. Consideration should be maintained throughout your designing process. If you just want to find one to use we offer plenty here. If you want to make your own you can start now.

Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.