Weekly Exercise

Exercise of the Week: Leg Raises

Leg raises work your core. By changing the way you raise your legs, it targets different parts of your core, challenging those muscles that stabilize you.

  • Lay on the floor, propped up on your elbows.
  • Bring your legs towards you slightly so your knees are bent.
  • Move one leg straight ahead, being it back, then extend the other, and bring it back. The movement will resemble bike peddling, but without the circular motion.
  • Then, without lowering your feet to the ground, point one foot towards the sky and extend your leg upwards then bring it down. Repeat with the other leg.
  • Again transition to the first motion of moving forward with each leg, one at a time.
  • Repeat the cycle 10-12 times for one set, work towards three sets.

Please excuse the shaky video, the person filming was fending off my pups!

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