Standing Knee Raise

Exercise for thigh, glutes and core muscles

Standing Knee Raise Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Stand up straight with feet shoulder-width apart. Place your hands on your hips.


With one foot firmly planted on the ground, raise one knee up in front of you until your thigh is parallel with the ground without allowing your hips to twist. Pause and return back to the starting position. Repeat with the opposite leg while remaining in the same spot throughout the duration of all repetitions.

Main muscles

Thigh and Glute Muscles

Secondary muscles

Core Muscles