Cable Standing Leg Raise

Cable Standing Leg Raise

Classification

Utility: Auxiliary
Mechanics: Isolated
Force: Pull

Instructions

Preparation

Attach cable ankle cuff to one ankle. Stand facing away from low pulley. Step forward 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.


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