Cable Standing Leg Raise

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Cable Standing Leg Raise

Instructions

Preparation

Attach cable ankle cuff to one ankle. Stand facing away from low pulley. Step foward with opposite leg so leg with cuff is pulled back. Grasp lateral bars or other prop for support.

Execution

Raise knee by flexing hip while allowing lower leg to bend back under resistance. When thigh is just beyond horizontal, lower leg until hip and knee is extended. Repeat. Continue with opposite leg.

Comments

See Spot Reduction Myth and Lower Ab Myth.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Pull

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