Hanging Leg Raises


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Hanging Leg Raises

Welcome to our Hanging Leg Raises Instruction Guide!

On this page you’ll learn how to do this exercise using the correct technique. Below you’ll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to ge the most out of this and other abs exercises so you can immediately add to your abdominal workouts, fat loss workouts, and other workout routines.

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Exercise Summary

Exercise Name: Hanging Leg Raises
Main Muscle: Abs
Secondary Muscle(s): N/A
Exercise Type: Isolation, Pull
Equipment Required: Pull Up Bar

Exercise Description and Instruction:

This abs exercise is a variation of the Lying Leg Raise is done hanging from a pull up bar. To perform the exercise you’ll simply hang from the bar, raise your legs by bending at the hips while keeping your torso straight.

To Perform this Exercise:

Now that you’ve learned hanging leg raises, check out all of our abs exercises! Or, view our most popular abs exercises and other related pages below. 

Additional Abs Exercises and Variations:

Check out some of our other popular Abs Exercises and Variations:

  • Swiss Ball Jackknife
  • Hip Raises
  • Bicycle Crunch Exercise
  • Side Plank Exercise
  • Oblique Crunches and the Decline Oblique Crunch 
  • Ab Rollout

Related Pages:

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  • Our Chosen 6 Best Ab Exercises
  • Fat Loss Workouts and Fat Burning Exercises
  • Tips to Lose Weight
  • Healthy Diet Tips
  • Weight Loss Myths


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