Contralateral Limb Raises
- Lay on a yoga/exercise mat or towel with your arms outstretched, palms down in front of you, and your legs outstretched with your soles facing up.
- Simultaneously lift your right arm and left leg off the floor.
- When you reach your flexion point, hold for a second before slowly lowering back down to the floor.
- Repeat the same movement with your left arm and right leg.
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Contralateral limb raises is a gym work out exercise that targets glutes & hip flexors and upper back & lower traps and also involves lower back and shoulders. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Cable pull throughs/pulls, elevated/barbell glute bridges/hip raises and fire hydrants / abductor / adductor knee raises are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as contralateral limb raises. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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