How to Hanging Knee Raises
1- Hang from a stable chin-up bar using an overhand grip with your arms straight and shoulder- width apart. Keeping your body as still as possible and your legs together, engage your core.
2- Keeping your body still and your legs together, raise your knees upward, using your core to control the movement, until your hips and knees are at right angles. Pause, then return to the start position with good control.
Hanging Knee Raises Benefits
- Your own body weight acts as the resistance that assists in increasing your stamina and building endurance. This exercise that works the hip flexors improves your core muscles, especially the lower abdominal muscles. It is one of the best abs exercises that activate the entire core by working out not just your lower abs but also the upper abdominal muscles.
Muscles Worked in The Hanging Knee Raises
Target - Rectus Abdominis
Synergists - Obliques
Synergists - Hip Flexor
Stabilizers - Latissimus Dorsi