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.


Workouts Plans with Exercise Ball Abdominal Leg Raises

Purpose Type Level
Muscular Definition Advanced
Muscular Definition Beginner
Muscular Definition Beginner
Sport Specific Intermediate
Endurance Intermediate

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Tracking Your Weights

There are lots of easy ways to track your sets and reps. One easy way is through a little book that you can take with you to the gym. This book has progress charts, workouts and lots of tools you can use to always make sure you are improving.