Depending on whether or not you flex your waist, the decline sit-up can either target your iliopsoas or your rectus abdominis.
Tag: rectus femoris
Use the weighted captain's chair leg and hip raise to strengthen your core and hip flexors. If you don't have a captain's chair, just hang from a bar.
Targeting your iliopsoas, not your rectus abdominis, the lying straight leg raise is an isolation pull exercise that activates all hip flexor muscles.
Great for core development, the captain's chair leg and hip raise is a compound hip-and-waist-flexion exercise that targets your rectus abdominis.
The hanging straight leg raise is an isolation pull exercise that targets your iliopsoas (hip flexors), not your rectus abdominis (abs). Your abs only act as...
The v-up is an advanced core exercise that targets your rectus abdominis, while your obliques, hip flexors, adductors, and rectus femoris work as synergists.
A compound pull exercise for your core and legs, use the decline twisting sit-up to work your abs, obliques, hip flexors, and hip adductors.