Fit Mom Side Knee Raises

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The side knee raise is a lower body exercise that targets the glutes and outer thighs.


Picture of Glutes


Gluteal Muscles (Glutes) are one of the strongest muscles in the body and are the connecting point between your legs and back muscles. Glutes are used in a variety of actions from moving the leg to extending and rotating the hip, as well as extending and rotating the trunk of the body.

Picture of Quadriceps


The quadriceps (quads) are a group of four muscles on the front of the thigh. They allow your knee to straighten and provide stability when standing. Your quads are the most important muscle group for maintaining the ability to stand and to walk independently.

Exercise Instructions

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Step 1

Start in a kneeling position.

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Step 2

Keep you knee at 90 degrees and lift your leg up to the side.

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Step 3

Lower your leg back down and repeat.