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Leg Lifts

Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Abdominals

Calories Burned:  272 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Rectus Abdominis
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Lower Rectus Abdominis
You lie on the floor with legs straight out. Hands at side of hips, palms down. You then raise both legs between 8-12 inches off the floor, then separate legs in an outward movement till they are about 12-18 inches apart. Next bring the legs back together, pause for a moment, and then return the legs straight down to the floor. That is one rep. Do this 8-12 times for one set.
Tags:  core, abs, back, spine

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