Watch the video below to see a demonstration of proper form and technique for the roman chair leg raise exercise. You can also check out some more abs exercise videos or find exercises for other muscle groups.
Instructions for Roman Chair Leg Raise
To perform a set of roman chair leg raise:
Setup in the roman chair with your shoulders in a neutral position,
your elbows directly underneath on the arm rests and your legs straight down in the air. The trunk shuld
be in a neutral position against the back rest.
Concentric (Upward) Motion
Maintain the neutral position of your trunk as you raise
your legs as high as you can. Remember to keep your legs fully extended and breathe throughout the
Pause at the top position for a 1sec count while maintaining full body
Eccentric (Lowering) Motion
Maintain the neutral position of your trunk and shoulders
as you lower your legs back down under control. Remember to breathe throughout the entire
Repeat steps 1 through 4 until you have completed the desired number
of roman chair leg raise repetitions before resting your feet on the supports.
This completes one set of roman chair leg raise.