[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Side leg raises, on contrary to what they suggest, is actually a pretty effective glute exercise.

You work your glutes, shoulders and improve your balance.

Here’s how to do the perfect side leg raise…

Side Leg Raises – Step-By-Step

  • Place yourself on your hands and knees. Look directly downwards at the ground/floor.
  • Now, move your left leg away from your body toward the left side such that your left feet is planted on the ground.
  • Slowly, in a controlled motion, lift your left leg while keeping the rest of your body steady. Lift it as much as you can.
  • Bring it back to rest.
  • Repeat with your right leg.


Side Leg Raises – Tips and Precautions

  • Keep your head still at all the times.
  • Do not jerk your knee when you lift your leg. It should happen in a controlled motion.


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