Alternating Single Leg Reverse Crunch Lying Leg Raises

STRENGTH

How to Do

How to Do Alternating Single Leg Reverse Crunch Lying Leg Raises

The alternating single leg reverse crunch lying leg raises should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.

If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the alternating single leg reverse crunch lying leg raises.

Beginning

Beginning Alternating Single Leg Reverse Crunch

Face up on a mat or other soft surface, knees bent at 90 degrees and feet flat on the floor. Keep your arms close to your sides, palms down.

Movement

Alternating Single Leg Reverse Crunch Movement

1. Begin by reclining on your back, knees bent, and hands behind your head.

2. Contract your core muscles to lift your head, neck, and shoulders off the ground. Simultaneously, raise one bent knee until it is perpendicular to the floor.

3. Extend your leg while lowering your upper body slowly, then repeat.

Benefits

Alternating Single Leg Reverse Crunch Benefits

It relieves the tension on your neck.

Crunches are less taxing on your back.

Other core muscles are targeted.

It's simple to set up.

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