Exercise Profile
  • Target Muscle Group
  • Exercise TypeStrength
  • Equipment RequiredBodyweight
  • MechanicsIsolation
  • Force TypeN/A
  • Experience LevelBeginner
  • Secondary Muscles
Target Muscle Group


Abs Muscle Anatomy Diagram

Lying Alternate Floor Leg Raise Instructions

  1. Set up for the lying floor leg raise by putting a mat on the floor and laying down on your back with your legs extended straight out and your arms by your side with palms on the floor.
  2. Get ready to start the set by lifting your heels off the floor slightly.
  3. Keeping your right leg straight out in front of you off the floor, raise your left leg slowly up to 90 degrees.
  4. Slowly lower your left leg back to the starting position without touching the floor and repeat the movement with your right leg.

‚ÄčLeg Raise Tips:

  1. Keep your feet off the floor for the entire set.
  2. Do not pause at the top of the movement. Keep movements slow and steady.
Posted on: Sun, 01/17/2021 - 11:55

Build sculpted abs!

Posted on: Wed, 10/17/2012 - 05:46

how many times do I need to do this exercise? thank you

Posted on: Thu, 12/20/2012 - 17:32

do these for as many reps as you can 2 to 3 sets

Posted on: Sat, 03/10/2012 - 12:06

Still me and myself,

i want to know how the reps are counted? should i count '1' as per leg raised, or is it that '1' is really a complete circle that is both legs have been raised?

Thank you once again. =)

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Posted on: Sat, 03/10/2012 - 12:45

One "rep" for this exercise would comprise the lifting and lowering of both legs.