Leg Raises


  • Lay down with your hands to your sides for support.
  • Raise your legs so they are off the ground, keeping the abdominals tight.
  • Slowly raise your legs 90 degrees, contracting the abdominal muscles.
  • Slowly return to starting position. Do not touch the floor with your feet.


  • Keep your back flat on the floor during this exercise. If you experience lower back discomfort, discontinue this exercise.
Primary muscles Abdominals
Secondary muscles Hip Flexors