Lying Leg Raise
How to: Lying Leg Raise
Primary Muscles Used:Abs, Rectus Abdominis
Exercise Families:Trunk Flexion
- Lie on your back on a bench, reaching your arms over your head to grasp the end of the bench with both hands. Extend both legs and engage your abdominal muscles by drawing your belly button in towards your spine. This is your starting position.
- Inhale. Exhale. While keeping your legs extended, slowly raise your legs upwards until they form a 90-degree angle with your hips.
- Inhale. Slowly lower your legs to return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
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