Home / Cable / Pulley Back Exercises / Cable Lying Leg & Hip Raise

Cable Lying Leg & Hip Raise

Description

Preparation

  • Attach two ankle stirrups to a low pulley machine
  • Lie on your back (supine) with feet facing machine
  • Place a heavy object above head to hold for support
  • There should be a slight arch in the lower back

Action

  • Keeping the knees straight, flex the hips, lifting legs just past 90° from floor
  • Bring the legs up until hips are at 90°, then lift the hips from the floor
  • Bring the legs as close to the upper chest as you can
  • Do not swing the weight up using momentum.

Return

  • Allow the weights to pull the stirrups back to the starting position
  • Firstly lower the hips then extend the hip joints
Type: Strength
Duration: seconds per repitition
Frequency:
Repetitions:
Rest Periods:

Contra-Indication

Add To Workout