#9 Active Leg Lift

Position: Supine

Description: Start lying down on your back with your legs lifted to 90-degree hip flexion. Push lower back into the ground and fully extend your legs. Feet should be pointed towards the sky and ankles, knees, and hips should be in line with each other. Have your palms facing downward next to your side. Slowly lower one leg down to tap the ground. Draw leg to stomach and extend it towards the sky again. Alternate leg lifts.

Targeted Muscle Group(s): Rectus femoris, Psoas Major, Rectus Abdominis

Key Points:

  • Draw belly button to spine for core stability.
  • Keep leg in line with hip throughout the full movement.