Jul 06, 2012 8:00 PM GMT
Is there any difference between doing hanging leg raises in the stirrups on the pullup bar vs where you have your forearms resting on the pad at a 90 degree angle? The stirrups just seem much more of a hassle at the gym...
msuNtx saidSean Cody has a nice scene where one of the models uses the Leg Raise machine.
chrixx saidI prefer the bar but it is a little harder as it takes a lot more effort to make sure you don't swing.
rbdude79 saidI've been meaning to give these a shot too... just feel like I'm gonna be one of those dudes who makes a fool of himself trying to set everything up and make sure I've got proper form. Ha. Seems pretty straight-forward, though. Tris rest in the stirrups, hands grip the top part, then lift like you would in a king's chair? Am I missing any other keys to form while doing this?
CuriousJockAZ saidAll I know is that "Hanging Leg Raises" are one of the very best ab exercises there is --- especially for the lower abs. If you're not doing these in your ab workout, try doing them for one workout and you will see what I mean. Your abs will feel it the next day -- the GOOD kind of pain [...]