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Crossed-legs Leg Lift

Angle-Based Images: Crossed-legs Leg Lift Video
Angle-Based Images: Crossed-legs Leg Lift Video
Angle-Based Images: Crossed-legs Leg Lift Video
Angle-Based Images: Crossed-legs Leg Lift Video
Angle-Based Images: Crossed-legs Leg Lift Video
Crossed-legs Leg Lift: Step 1
Step 1 Lie on your back with your arms at your sides. Extend both legs overhead so they are perpendicular to the floor. Cross one leg over the other.
Crossed-legs Leg Lift: Step 2
Step 2 Tighten your torso and lower your legs until they make a 45-degree angle with the floor. Exhale and bring your legs back toward your body. Then lift them so your feet are directly above your head. Pause, then return to the starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Press your palms forcefully into the floor to engage your abs and help with stability.

Brace your abdominals throughout the movement.

Avoid moving solely through your legs.

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