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How To Perform Hanging Knee Raises




Quit neglecting your lower abs, develop a balanced six-pack today by incorporating hanging knee raises into your abs workout routine.

The most common way to develop a six-pack is through crunches. Truth be told, this alone will do so  much little in achieving well developed abs. working out with crunches alone will only work your upper abs, leaving you with developed two-pack, depriving you of the sexiness that comes with having a complete 6-pack. It is necessary and important to pay equal attention to your lower abs as you do to your upper abs in order to achieve a six-pack. For this, incorporating hanging knee raises among other exercises into your abs workout routine is advisable.

Being a common move absolutely means it is one of the best as it is widely practiced, it doesn’t just develop lower abs, it works the entire core, strengthening deep-lying muscles of the midsection. In addition, it also puts your grip and forearms to work.


How To Do Hanging Knee Raises

Maintaining a straight body position, firmly grip a gymnastics ring or a pull up bar. Raise your legs using your lower abs, continue raising until both thighs are parallel to the floor. Slowly bring them back to starting position. Continue with this movement until target muscle becomes fully fatigue.

It is important to note that slowly performing each rep under total control will increase your chances of getting better results within a short period of time.


Types Of Hanging Knee Raise

Hanging Knee Raise – Twist

This variation of hanging knee raise works the obliques instead of central core muscles. This variation has you maintaining a raised knee position, rotating both knees simultaneously from side to side.


Hanging Knee Raise – Obliques

This variation has the knees to the side rather than straightened out. This knee position focuses on working the obliques, found at the sides of the central abs, they help stabilize the spine.

Read Also The Seated Calf Raise Exercise Guide

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