Side Leg Lift

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Move Targets: Gluteus, hip flexors, abdominals, and quads


Step-By-Step:

Step 1: Grab a resistance band and lay down on your right side with your legs straight. Wrap the band around your ankles.

Step 2: Lie on your right side with your legs straight, your left leg on top of your right. Use your right forearm as a kickstand, holding your upper body above the floor.

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Step 3: Keeping your legs straight, raise your right leg as high as you can. Focus on keeping your knee straight. Lower your leg back to the starting position.

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Step 4: Lift as many times as you can on this side for 30 seconds. Switch to your left side and complete as many side leg raises with band as possible for 30 seconds.

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Modification (Beginner): Ditch the resistance band.


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Equipment:

Yoga mat

Resistance band