hanging leg raises

Muscle Groups

abs lower abs
Hanging leg raises are a popular core exercise that targets the lower abdominals, hip flexors and obliques. To perform hanging leg raises, start by hanging with your arms extended from a pull-up bar or suspension straps. Keep your core engaged and legs straight as you lift your legs up toward your chest. Slowly lower your legs back down to the starting position and repeat for several reps. As you progress, you can increase the difficulty by bringing your legs up to a 90-degree angle or even past that point. Hanging leg raises are a challenging exercise that require a lot of core strength and stability. They are great for improving posture, reducing low-back pain, and enhancing athletic performance. However, it's important to perform this exercise with proper form to avoid injury. If you are a beginner, start with bent-knee hanging leg raises before progressing to straight leg raises. Additionally, if you struggle with shoulder mobility or grip strength, you may want to use suspension straps instead of a pull-up bar.