Seated Leg Lifts


Muscle Worked

Lower Abdominals


  • Sit on the edge of a bench with hand holding on each side of your buttocks.
  • Your legs should be bent with feet close together.
  • Lean back keeping your back straight.
  • Using your abdominal muscles, raise your upper torso while at the same time bringing your knees up towards your chest.
  • Hold this position for a brief second while flexing your abdominals.
  • Slowly return to the starting position in a controlled manner.


  • Don't use your hands to pull yourself up. Only use your hands to balance your self.
  • Don't just go through the motion it is important that you use your abs to pull and lower yourself.