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Cable Lying Leg 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
  • This exercise may be limited by hamstring flexibility

Return

  • Allow the weights to pull the stirrups back to the starting position
Type: Strength
Duration: seconds per repitition
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