How to do the Lying Leg Raises / ThrowdownsStart by lying on a mat with your legs straight out. Lift your legs straight up using only your abdominals and hip flexors. Lower your legs down without them touching the ground. Repeat.
A spotter can go behind the participant and throw the persons legs down to create more resistance.
These are the muscles , equipment and categories of this exercise.
- PRIMARY: Abdominal
- Lower Abdominal
- Lower Back
- Hip Flexors
Averages for MyFit UsersThe table below represents data from over 200,000 exercise logs and gives us an average for this exercise.
|Average Weight Lifted||Average Reps||One Rep Max Average|
|10.1 lbs||17.9||16.5 lbs|
What is a good starting weight?
Based on an average weight lifted of 10.1 lbs for all MyFit users we suggest you start at 50% of that weight: