Roman Chair Leg Raise

Calisthenics / Intermediate

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Equipment Needed

  • Roman Chair

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  • 17 reps
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  • 60 reps
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  • 38
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Average Sitewide Roman Chair Leg Raise Reps

  • 18 reps
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Average Male Roman Chair Leg Raise Reps

  • 14 reps
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  • 15 reps
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  • 3
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  • #268
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Average Female Roman Chair Leg Raise Reps

How to do the Roman Chair Leg Raise:

Muscles Worked

Hip flexors secondary Abs primary Muscles diagram

Details

The roman chair leg raise is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs ...more

The roman chair leg raise is a calisthenics exercise that primarily targets the abs.

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

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

Tips

  1. Do not use the momentum of your legs to raise them up. Be sure after lowering legs completely that they are stationary before raising back up.
  2. Tighten your core before raising legs up.
  3. Elbows should be directly under shoulders.

Variations

  1. Perform with knees bent 90-degrees. Raise knees up until they are parallel to the floor. This is an easier variation.
  2. Raise legs out to the right our left, instead of directly out in front. This will help target different areas of abs and hit the obliques.

Other Names

  • Roman Chair Straight Leg Raise

Types

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

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Equipment Needed

  • Roman Chair

Tips

  1. Do not use the momentum of your legs to raise them up. Be sure after lowering legs completely that they are stationary before raising back up.
  2. Tighten your core before raising legs up.
  3. Elbows should be directly under shoulders.

Variations

  1. Perform with knees bent 90-degrees. Raise knees up until they are parallel to the floor. This is an easier variation.
  2. Raise legs out to the right our left, instead of directly out in front. This will help target different areas of abs and hit the obliques.

Other Names

  • Roman Chair Straight Leg Raise

Types

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