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Side Leg Raise, Standing

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auxiliary muscles:AdductorsMuscle, GlutesMuscle
required:Doable Without Equipment And Weights
optional:Dumbbell, Seat, Kettlebell, Resistance Band, Weight Cuffs
fitness level:Easy
exercise type:Strength
Variations available (7)
Starting PositionExecution
Starting Position (Alternative)Execution

Starting Position

  • stand up straight, your legs are opened hip width
  • hold your back straight and the hands in the hips
  • look ahead

Correct Execution

  • lift one leg to the side as much as possible to the side
  • you can hold the upper position for 5-10 seconds
  • keep the upper body stable and in balance
  • do the fitness exercise without momentum
  • guide the leg back, do not rest it on the ground and go on with the next repetition
  • afterwards, work out the other leg in the same way

tip for the workout

  • you can adhere to a back rest of a chair or a wall for more stability
  • to impede this abductor exercise, you can use weight cuffs or put a dumbbell at the side of your thigh
  • if you have a resistance band, you can use it as an additional workout resistance

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Abductor Exercises, Leg Exercises, Strength Exercises