Leg Raises

 Rating: 3.0/5.0
Posted by FitClick
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4:20pm filed under Abdominals

Calories Burned:  350 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Lower Rectus Abdominis
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Intercostals
Lie on the end of a flat bench or the floor and stabilize your body by gripping the bench above your head or pressing your palms firmly against the ground; extend your legs out.
With your legs in a fixed, slightly bent position throughout the movement, raise them up in a semicircular arc until they are about 75 degrees above the level of the floor.
Reverse the movement and return to the starting point.
The entire motion should be done in a smooth, controlled manner that lasts about 4 seconds, with the downward movement no faster than the upward. 

Exercise Comments

Haven't done these in quite some time
March 3, 2014 at 3:48pm
sounds easy hope it works!
July 23, 2013 at 11:01pm

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