Lying Leg Raises / Lifts
- Lie on your back on a mat with hands under your lower buttocks on either side to support your pelvis.
- Legs straight out in front of you, ankles together and feet slightly off the floor.
- Keep your knees straight and raise your legs by flexing the hips until they are completely flexed.
- Return to starting position.
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Lying leg raises / lifts is a gym work out exercise that targets abs and also involves lower back. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Bird dogs / alternating reach & kickbacks, seated bench leg pull-ins / flat bench knee-ups and bicycles / elbow-to-knee crunches / cross-body crunches are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as lying leg raises / lifts. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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