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Lying Leg Raise

Lying Leg Raise is a superb workout for boosting lower abdomen strength. This exercise, involving leg raises while lying flat, enhances abdominal endurance and stability for a fortified core.
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Lying Leg Raise instructions
Step-by-step instructions
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Start by lying flat on your back on a comfortable surface, with your legs extended out straight.
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Place your hands by your side or underneath your glutes for support.
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Keeping your legs straight, raise them all the way up to the ceiling until your butt comes off the floor.
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Slowly lower your legs back down to the start position but don't let them touch the floor. Keep a slight bend in your knees to protect your lower back.
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Repeat for the programmed number of reps, ensuring that your movements are smooth and controlled.
Start by lying flat on your back on a comfortable surface, with your legs extended out straight.
Place your hands by your side or underneath your glutes for support.
Keeping your legs straight, raise them all the way up to the ceiling until your butt comes off the floor.
Slowly lower your legs back down to the start position but don't let them touch the floor. Keep a slight bend in your knees to protect your lower back.
Repeat for the programmed number of reps, ensuring that your movements are smooth and controlled.
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