Fit Mom Underside Leg Raise

Beginner Level of Difficulty

The underside leg raise is a lower body exercise that targets the inner thighs.

MUSCLES ENGAGED


Picture of Quadriceps

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.

Picture of Glutes

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.

Exercise Instructions


fit mom underside leg raise - step 1

Step 1

lay down on your side with your head supported and your top leg bent and in front of your bottom leg.

fit mom underside leg raise - step 2

Step 2

Keep your bottom leg straight and try to raise it as high as you can off the floor.

fit mom underside leg raise - step 3

Step 3

Lower your bottom leg back down and repeat.