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When I do sit-ups what are the muscle type bands that

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Hi, when I do sit-ups what are the muscle type bands that tense-up across my abdomen / belly button area?
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 18 days ago.

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Those are called your rectum abdominus muscles.   They provide core strength.

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Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Thanks for the response, and these muscles feel like nanda that traverse across the belly right?
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 18 days ago.

Yes, that is correct.

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
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Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Thanks Doc - have a great day my friend
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Expert:  Dr. K. replied 18 days ago.

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Customer: replied 18 days ago.
Will do
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 18 days ago.

Thanks.