Lying Leg Hip Raise

Lying Leg Hip Raise


This exercise involves lying on your back with your legs straight and lifting your hips off the ground while keeping your legs straight. It primarily targets the glutes and hamstrings.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Lying Leg Hip Raise Instructions

  1. Start by lying flat on your back with your arms at your sides and your legs extended straight out in front of you.
  2. Bend your knees and place your feet flat on the ground, hip-width apart.
  3. Engage your core and glutes as you lift your hips off the ground, keeping your feet and shoulders firmly planted on the floor.
  4. Slowly lower your hips back down to the starting position, keeping your core and glutes engaged throughout the movement.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.

Lying Leg Hip Raise Form & Visual

Lying Leg Hip Raise

Lying Leg Hip Raise Benefits

  • Strengthens the glutes and hamstrings
  • Improves hip mobility and flexibility
  • Helps to alleviate lower back pain
  • Targets the lower abs and core muscles
  • Can be modified for different fitness levels

Lying Leg Hip Raise Muscles Worked

  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Lower back
  • Abdominals

Lying Leg Hip Raise Variations & Alternatives

  • Single leg lying leg hip raise
  • Weighted lying leg hip raise
  • Decline lying leg hip raise
  • Side lying leg hip raise
  • Reverse lying leg hip raise