The leg raise is the perfect exercise for the somewhat neglected lower abdominals and hip flexors. Regular performance of leg raises can help to strengthen the lower back and therefore reduce the risk of injuries.

Benefits of the Leg Raises:

  1. Build abs, reduce belly fats and strengthens lower abdominal muscles.

  2. Improve flexibility and strength of hip flexors

  3. Strengthening thigh muscles

  4. Lower risk for back injuries. Supports the lower back

How to do:

  1. Lie flat on the floor (on a mat)

  2. Engage your stomach muscles.

  3. Slowly lift your legs to a 45-degree angle, keeping your legs straight, not bending at the knees and toes pointed.

  4. Pause for a second then slowly lower the legs back down.


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