Bent Knee Abdominals Hip Raises

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Do not use your arms to help lift your body
  • Control the motion, do not swing your legs

Bent Knee Abdominals Hip Raises

This exercise targets your lower abdominals area and requires no equipment to perform.

Muscle Group

Lower Abdominals

Frequency

2 Days a Week to
3 Days a Week

Equipment

None

Cardiovascular Benefit

Low to Moderate

Muscle Group: Lower Abdominals

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 2 Days a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low to Moderate

Exercise Category: Lower Abdominals


Starting Position: Begin by lying on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Keep your arms straight, parallel to your sides and your head on the ground.

  1. 1 While keeping your arms by
    your sides, exhale and lift your pelvis and your knees up towards your chest, slightly past 90 degrees.
  2. 2 At the same time, bring your chin to your chest.
  3. 3 Hold for a 2 second count,
    then inhale and return to starting position.
  4. 4 Repeat this exercise until
    you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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