- Sit on end of bench with both legs over padded lever and
hips aligned with fulcrum. Strap legs onto padded lever. Lie
supine on bench. Grasp handles near head.
- Raise legs by flexing hips until they are completely flexed.
Lower legs until hips are extended. Repeat.
- Rectus Abdominis and Obliques only contract
dynamically if actual waist flexion occurs. With no waist
flexion, Rectus Abdominis and External Oblique will only act
to stabilize pelvis and waist during hip flexion. Also see Spot Reduction
Myth and Lower