Leg Raises

Leg Raise

  1. Lay flat on your back with your hands by your butt.  
  2. Keeping your legs straight, lift your feet straight up until your legs are perpendicular with the floor.  If aren’t flexible to get your legs up this high, that’s fine just go as far as you can, but do not bring your legs passed a 90 degree angle with the floor.  
  3. Lower your legs until they are about 6 inches from the floor.
  4. Immediately bring them back up to where they were in Step 2.
  5. Repeat.

Muscles: Lower abs, hip flexors


Leg Raise - Split Bottom

  1. Lay flat on your back with your hands by your butt.  
  2. Keeping your legs straight, lift your feet straight up until your legs are perpendicular with the floor.  If aren’t flexible to get your legs up this high, that’s fine just go as far as you can, but do not bring your legs passed a 90 degree angle with the floor.  
  3. Lower your legs until they are about 6 inches from the floor.
  4. Split your feet as far apart as possible while maintaining the same height above the floor.
  5. Bring your feet back together.
  6. Repeat.

Muscles: Lower abs, hip flexors


Leg Raise - Scissor

  1. Lay flat on your back with your hands by your butt.
  2. Keeping your legs straight, lift your legs about 6 inches off the ground.
  3. Scissor your legs in an up-and-down motion while keeping the straight and maintaining the same height off the ground.

Muscles: Lower abs, hip flexors