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Sunday Reads: Death to Sit-Ups, Colonels on Col. Sanders and A Very Extensive Name Game

I have some good news and some bad news: The good news is that you now have a solid excuse to never do a crunch or a sit-up again; the bad news is that you should probably be doing planks instead. Ian Lecklitner spoke to personal trainer Jonathan Jordan to rank exercises from most useful to most dangerous. Planks are pretty high up there on the “effective and safe” scale, but sit-ups and the like are basically destroying your spine. 

Personally, I’m gonna remain on my couch — you know, just to be safe. 

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