University Recreation


Leg Lowers

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Abdominals
Secondary Muscles: Hip Flexors
Body Area: Core
Modality Types: Body Weight Body Weight
Equipment: No Equipment

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Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Lie with your back flat on the ground and your legs extended in front of you
  • Place your hands either under your glutes with your palms down or by the sides holding on to the
  • As you keep your legs extended, with your knees slightly bent but locked raise your leg until it make a 90-degree angle with the floor
  • Alternate raising each leg as the other lies extended in the starting position


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