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Laying Leg Raises for Strong Core and Hip Muscles!

Hello and welcome everyone to another episode of Fey Fitness! Today I am showing you how to work both your core and hip flexors with one easy exercise.

This exercise is perfect for the beginner or those of us with heart conditions because it works the entire core without getting our heart rate too high. Plus, this exercise doesn’t require any additional weights to perform. The weight of your legs provides resistance that your muscles will need to overcome in order to lift them off the ground. The hip flexors are worked as the legs are lifted up off the ground, and then worked again as they are being lowered. To add intensity to this workout, once the legs are raised and at a 90 degree angle to your hips, use your core to pulse the hips up off the ground.

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How to Perform a Laying Leg Raise:

  1. Lie down on a yoga mat or soft carpet with your back flat and your legs straight.
  2. You can put your hands under your glutes with your palms down, or on the ground at your sides. Just do whatever feels the most natural and comfortable, because this will be your starting position.
  3. To perform this move, keep your legs extended and straight as you raise your legs up off the floor until they make a 90-degree angle with the floor and your hips.
    1. Pro Tip: To increase the intensity of the move, tighten your abs and lift your hips up off the ground while keeping your legs straight. Then return your hips to the ground.
  4. Finally, slowly lower your legs back down into the starting position.
  5. Repeat this motion for 15 reps and 3 sets.

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