Leg Raises

Starting position

  1. Lie flat on the floor or mat.
  2. Lay both arms flat with your hands at your side and your legs extended beside you.


  1. Keeping your legs as straight as you can, lift them until they are toes pointing to the ceiling or as close as you can while keeping your abdominal muscles tight.
  2. Hold your legs in this position and then slowly lower them back down, taking care to keep the movements steady.
  3. Lower them to a position just above the ground, then raise them again.
  4. Repeat the exercise a set number of times.