Rear Leg Lift

Pilates / Calisthenics / Beginner

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Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

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How to do Rear Leg Lift:

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rear leg lift is a pilates and calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the glutes and to a lesser degree also targets the hamstrings and lower back ...more

rear leg lift is a pilates and calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the glutes and to a lesser degree also targets the hamstrings and lower back.

The only rear leg lift equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different rear leg lift variations that you can try out that may require different types of rear leg lift equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

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

Tips

  1. To raise your leg as high as possible, slightly rotate your hip and knee.
  2. 12 to 15 repetitions make a complete set. Perform this exercise for 3 sets per workout up to 3 times per week.

Variations

  1. Switch sides in between repetitions instead of completing a set on each leg.
  2. Hold the leg up for several counts before returning it to the starting position.
  3. Place your forearms flat on the floor as you perform this exercise.

Other Names

  • Rear Leg Raise

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

2 Review

  • Bria
    over 7 years ago
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  • lindepl1
    over 6 years ago
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    Not too intense but still quite effective

Equipment Needed

  • Exercise Mat

Tips

  1. To raise your leg as high as possible, slightly rotate your hip and knee.
  2. 12 to 15 repetitions make a complete set. Perform this exercise for 3 sets per workout up to 3 times per week.

Variations

  1. Switch sides in between repetitions instead of completing a set on each leg.
  2. Hold the leg up for several counts before returning it to the starting position.
  3. Place your forearms flat on the floor as you perform this exercise.

Other Names

  • Rear Leg Raise

Types

  • Force Type: N/A
  • Mechanics Type: Compound