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Bent Knee Leg Raise, Lying

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muscles:Rectus AbdominisMuscle
auxiliary muscles:ObliquesMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Fitness Mat
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (10)
Starting PositionExecution

Starting Position

  • lay down your back on a fitness mat or the ground
  • the arms are next to the body
  • alternatively you can put the arms under the neck
  • the legs are slightly bent
  • the heels are placed hip width apart on the ground

Correct Execution

  • lift your feet off the ground
  • at the same time, bend the legs into 90 degrees and move the thighs in direction to the abs
  • do not do this with momentum
  • let the legs come back into the starting position slowly without the feet touching the ground
  • repeat right away