Leg Raise Hip Lift

Leg Raise Hip Lift


This exercise involves lying on your back and lifting your legs up towards the ceiling while simultaneously lifting your hips off the ground. It targets the lower abs, hip flexors, and glutes.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Leg Raise Hip Lift Instructions

  1. Start by lying flat on your back on a mat or comfortable surface.
  2. Place your hands by your sides, palms facing down.
  3. Engage your core muscles by pulling your belly button towards your spine.
  4. Lift both legs up towards the ceiling, keeping them straight and together.
  5. Slowly lower your legs back down towards the ground, stopping just before they touch the floor.
  6. Lift your hips up towards the ceiling, squeezing your glutes at the top of the movement.
  7. Lower your hips back down to the ground.
  8. Repeat the leg raise and hip lift movements for the desired number of repetitions.

Leg Raise Hip Lift Form & Visual

Leg Raise Hip Lift

Leg Raise Hip Lift Benefits

  • Strengthens the lower abdominal muscles
  • Improves hip mobility and flexibility
  • Helps to stabilize the lower back and improve posture
  • Can be done without equipment and in a small space
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels

Leg Raise Hip Lift Muscles Worked

  • Rectus Abdominis
  • Transverse Abdominis
  • Obliques
  • Hip Flexors
  • Erector Spinae

Leg Raise Hip Lift Variations & Alternatives

  • Leg Raise Hip Lift
  • Reverse Crunch
  • Flutter Kicks
  • Scissor Kicks
  • Toe Touches