Exercise Ball Abdominal Leg Raises

How to do the Exercise Ball Abdominal Leg Raises

The exercise ball leg raises exercise can be performed by having an exercise ball between your legs gripped tightly by your ankles. Begin by raising your legs straight upwards keeping your hips and lower back against the ground at all times. Lower slowly back to the starting position.

Exercise Spotter Information:
Stand behind the participant making sure to encourage when necessary.

These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.

  • PRIMARY: Lower Abdominal
  • Hip Flexors
  • Abs
  • Isolation
  • Core Strength
  • Belly

Averages for MyFit Users

The table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.

Average Weight LiftedAverage Reps One Rep Max Average
9.8 lbs12.1 13.1 lbs

What is a good starting weight?

Based on an average weight lifted of 9.8 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight:

Try 4 lbs and aim for 12-15 reps.