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Side Leg Raise

Side, lower body lines

Coach's Tips

It's a motion in which you lie on your side and move your legs up and down. It's a workout that makes your sides and thighs well-toned!

How to

Starting Position

1. Lie on your side on an exercise mat with your legs extended. 2. Place your bottom arm out in front of you for balance. 3. Engage your core and keep your spine straight.

Proper Form

1. Exhale and slowly raise your top leg up until it is in line with your body. 2. Keep your toes pointed and your hips and shoulders still. 3. Inhale and slowly lower the leg back to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Exhale as you raise your leg. 2. Inhale as you lower your leg.

Precautions

1. Keep your core engaged and your spine straight throughout the movement. 2. Keep your toes pointed and your hips and shoulders still. 3. Don't lift your leg too high or too low. 4. Stop the exercise if you feel any pain or discomfort.

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