Side Lying Leg Raise

Exercise for glute and core muscles

Side Lying Leg Raise Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Lay down onto the mat on your side. Use the arm on the floor to cushion your head. Bend the leg on the floor to help balance. Place your top hand on the floor in front of you.


Keeping the top leg straight and all joints in a straight line, raise it up towards the ceiling. Pause at the top and lower it back down to the starting position. Finish your repetitions and repeat with the opposite side.

Equipment Required


Main muscles

Glute Muscles

Secondary muscles

Core Muscles