Bodyweight

Lying Alt Leg Raise

The Lying Alternating Leg Raise exercise strengthens and adds flexibility to your lower abdomen and hips. Raising one leg at a time from a lying position, it provides a good stretch and builds endurance.
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Lying Alt Leg Raise instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Lay down on your back on a flat surface, with your arms resting by your sides.
2
Straighten your legs and keep your feet together.
3
Slowly lift one leg straight up towards the sky, keeping it as straight as possible.
4
Once your leg is fully lifted, slowly lower it back down in a controlled manner to the starting position.
5
Repeat this with the other leg for the programmed number of reps.
Lay down on your back on a flat surface, with your arms resting by your sides.
Straighten your legs and keep your feet together.
Slowly lift one leg straight up towards the sky, keeping it as straight as possible.
Once your leg is fully lifted, slowly lower it back down in a controlled manner to the starting position.
Repeat this with the other leg for the programmed number of reps.
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