Kettlebell Leg Raises

Kettlebell leg raises are a ground-based core strengthening exercise that targets the lower abdominals and hip flexors. The exercise also improves strength and stability in the lower back.


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    Stand tall with your feet shoulder-width apart and hands resting at your hips. Hook a kettlebell over your foot. To secure the kettlebell, curl your toes up and towards your body. This is your starting position.
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    Lift your leg and bend at the knee until your thigh forms a 90-degree angle with your hip. Pause and then lower your foot back to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Avoid raising the knee past 90 degrees.
  • Maintain a tall and upright posture throughout the entire movement.