Full Hanging Leg Raise

Calisthenics / Expert

2 ratings

Equipment Needed

  • Chin-Up Bar

My Performance

Sitewide Performance

  • All
  • Male
  • Female
  • 11 reps
    average reps
  • 30 reps
    best reps
  • 94
    times logged
  • #62
    popularity rank

Average Sitewide Full Hanging Leg Raise Reps

  • 11 reps
    average reps
  • 30 reps
    best reps
  • 52
    times logged
  • #55
    popularity rank

Average Male Full Hanging Leg Raise Reps

  • 13 reps
    average reps
  • 24 reps
    best reps
  • 21
    times logged
  • #137
    popularity rank

Average Female Full Hanging Leg Raise Reps

How to do the Full Hanging Leg Raise:

Muscles Worked

Hip flexors secondary Abs primary Muscles diagram

Details

The full hanging leg raise is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs ...more

The full hanging leg raise is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs.

The only full hanging leg raise equipment that you really need is the following: chin-up bar. There are however many different full hanging leg raise variations that you can try out that may require different types of full hanging leg raise equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper full hanging leg raise form is easy with the step by step full hanging leg raise instructions, full hanging leg raise tips, and the instructional full hanging leg raise technique video on this page. The full hanging leg raise is a exercise for those with a expert level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the full hanging leg raise video, learn how to do the full hanging leg raise, and then be sure and browse through the full hanging leg raise workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Move slowly and deliberately while performing this exercise.
  2. Keep your head up and your eyes facing forward while you perform this exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform this exercise using a vertical bench so that your upper back is supported in place.
  2. Perform a basic pull-up without bending your knees.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation

2 Reviews

  • TylerS
    over 5 years ago
    #

    I recently added these to my workouts and am already a HUGE fan! I'm going to be using these as my Go-to Abs exercise for a while!

  • NAC
    over 3 years ago
    #

    I love the hanging leg raise! It's a great burn in my abs and quads. Sometimes my grip gets tired before my abs do though. I guess that just means I need to strengthen my grip!

Equipment Needed

  • Chin-Up Bar

Tips

  1. Move slowly and deliberately while performing this exercise.
  2. Keep your head up and your eyes facing forward while you perform this exercise.

Variations

  1. Perform this exercise using a vertical bench so that your upper back is supported in place.
  2. Perform a basic pull-up without bending your knees.

Types

  • Force Type: Pull
  • Mechanics Type: Isolation