Primary muscles: Chest, core
Secondary muscles: Back, quads, hip flexors
DUMBBELL PULLOVER LEG RAISE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Lie on your back with your knees bent and hold a dumbbell with both hands.
2. Extend your right leg, and lower the dumbbell back and over your head.
3. Raise your right leg toward the ceiling, and pull the dumbbell up and over the chest.
4. Lower the dumbbell and your right leg back to the initial position, repeat and then switch sides.
PROPER FORM AND BREATHING PATTERN
Keep your core tight, maintain your wrists and the extended leg straight, and keep a slight bend in your elbows. Breathe out as you pull the dumbbell and your leg up, and maintain the lower back pressed against the floor.
The dumbbell pullover with leg raise works several muscles simultaneously and is a great full body exercise. This move strengthens the chest, back, core, quads and hip flexors, improves posture and boosts muscle strength, endurance and stamina.
SETS AND REPS
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