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Side Leg Raise, Lying

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Human
muscles:AbductorsMuscle
synergists:GlutesMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Fitness Mat, Resistance Band, Weight Cuffs
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (7)
Starting PositionExecution
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution

Starting Position

  • lay down on a fitness mat or the ground with one side
  • place the upper hand in front of your body, angle the other one and put it under your head
  • the legs are stretched out and lie one above the other
  • your body is in a line now

Correct Execution

  • lift one leg without momentum up to 45 degrees
  • hold the upper position for 5-10 seconds, do not let the leg sink down
  • do not let the hip or upper body swing
  • come back to the starting position slowly
  • to make the workout effective, do not rest the leg on the lower one
  • repeat this also with the lower leg up

tip for the workout

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