Hanging Leg Raise
How to: Hanging Leg Raise
Primary Muscles Used:Abs, Rectus Abdominis
Exercise Families:Trunk Flexion
Equipment:Chin Up Bar
- Standing on a bench, hold onto the chin-up bar with a neutral grip (palms facing inwards), hands shoulder-width apart. Step off the bench and extend your arms so that you are hanging from the chin-up bar. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Exhale. Bend your knees and, using your abdominals, bring them in towards your chest.
- Inhale. Extend your knees to return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions, ensuring that you keep your abdominals engaged to prevent your body from swaying.
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