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Abdominals Leg Raises

Exercise Tips

  • An exercise mat can be used for comfort
  • Do not bounce the ball on the floor

Abdominals Leg Raises

This exercise targets your abdominals and provides a low to moderate cardio benefit.

Muscle Group



1 Day a Week to
3 Days a Week


Exercise Ball

Cardiovascular Benefit


Muscle Group: Abdominals

Equipment: Exercise Ball

Minimum Frequency: 1 Day a Week

Maximum Frequency: 3 Days a Week

Cardiovascular Benefit: Low

Exercise Category: Abdominals

Starting Position: Lay down flat on your back with your hands clasped behind your head, elbows flared out and touching the ground. Hold an exercise ball between your feet, knees slightly bent.

  1. 1 Exhale and lift your legs straight up in the air, so your legs are perpendicular to the floor.
  2. 2 Inhale and lower your legs back down until the ball is right above the ground.
  3. 3 Repeat this exercise until you have completed all repetitions for the set.