Tag: rectus femoris

Hanging leg raise

The hanging leg raise, an isolated pulling exercise, targets the hip flexors while isometrically working the rectus abdominis and obliques.

Frog crunch with leg raise

Use the frog crunch with leg raise, a compound core exercise, to activate and strengthen both your abdomen and hip flexors.

Decline sit-up

Depending on whether or not you flex your waist, the decline sit-up can either target your iliopsoas or your rectus abdominis.

Captain’s chair leg raise

Targeting your iliopsoas, not your abs, the captain's chair leg raise is a hip flexion exercise. Your abs and obliques act as important stabilizers.

Lying straight leg raise

Targeting your iliopsoas, not your rectus abdominis, the lying straight leg raise is an isolation pull exercise that activates all hip flexor muscles.

Hanging straight leg raise

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...

V-up

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.

Decline twisting sit-up

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.

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