Elevated Leg Curl Up

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Do not strain your neck
  • Contract your abdominals the entire time

Elevated Leg Curl Up

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

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
5 Days a Week



Cardiovascular Benefit

Low to Moderate

Muscle Group: Abdominals

Equipment: None

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 5 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low to Moderate

Exercise Category: Abdominals

Starting Position: Lay flat on your back with your legs together and lifted to a 45 degree angle. Bend your knees so that your shins are parallel to the floor. Stretch your arms towards the ceiling, shoulder width apart, also at a 45 degree angle. Keep your eyes on the ceiling.

  1. 1 Simultaneously lift your shoulders and legs towards each other, touching your wrists to your knees. Exhale while doing this.
  2. 2 Inhale and slowly return to starting position.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.

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