Bench Flutter Kicks
- Lie face down on a flat bench with your hips on the edge of the bench. Fully extend your legs and raise your feet up from the floor so that they are in line with your body .
- Place your arms on top of the bench, using them to hold on to the front edge of the bench for stability.
- Squeeze your glutes and hamstrings and straighten your legs until they are level with your hips. This is the start position.
- Start the exercise by raising you left leg higher than your right leg.
- Then lower the left leg as you lift the right leg and so on.
- Alternate in this manner until you have done all repetitions for each leg.
When performing this exercise, breathe normally. As your strength increases, you can add ankle weights.
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Bench flutter kicks is a gym work out exercise that targets abs and also involves glutes & hip flexors. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Seated bench leg pull-ins / flat bench knee-ups, plank knee to elbow and swiss ball leg lifts are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as bench flutter kicks. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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