How To Do Bench Leg Pull-In / Knee-up ?


Want to know how to do Bench Leg Pull-In / Knee-up exercise? Read on further for detailed workout instructions, notes, video and pro tips for learning proper form and train better for it.

 

WHAT IS BENCH LEG PULL-IN/ KNEE-UP ?

Bench leg pull-in/ knee-up exercise is used to develop abs.

 

WHAT MUSCLES DOES BENCH LEG PULL-IN/ KNEE-UP WORK ?

Primary muscle: Abs & Obliques are worked on by the Bench leg pull-in/ knee-up exercise.

 

WHAT EQUIPMENT DOES A BENCH LEG PULL-IN/ KNEE-UP REQUIRE ?

No equipment is required to perform Bench leg pull-in/ knee-up exercise.

 

HOW TO PERFORM BENCH LEG PULL-IN/ KNEE-UP ?

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5 steps and you shall be able to perform Bench leg-in/ knee-up exercise.

  1. Be seated at the end of a bench. Let your legs be stretched straight and angled slightly towards the ground.
  2. Hold the bench from the sides for stability.
  3. Starting position: Incline to an almost 45 degrees angle towards the bench.
  4. Final position: Pull up your knees towards yourself and push your upper body towards the knees. Exhale your breath while you’re performing this movement.
  5. Straighten your legs again and move back to the initial/starting position. Inhale your breath while you complete this part. Pause for a while and then continue with the remaining reps.

 

IS THERE ANY OTHER ALTERNATIVE TO PERFORM BENCH LEG PULL-IN/ KNEE-UP EXERCISE?

Yes!

  • If you do not have a bench, you may sit down on the floor with your arms on your sides and stretching your legs straight and very slightly raised up from the floor.
  • The more experienced ones can use a dumbbell between their feet or a liver pulley with weights to pull them towards themselves.

 

WHAT IS THE WORKOUT DIFFICULTY LEVEL OF BENCH LEG PULL-IN/ KNEE-UP EXERCISE?

The difficulty level for performing Bench leg pull-in/ knee-up exercise is Easy to Moderate.

 

CAN BENCH LEG PULL-IN/ KNEE-UP BE PERFORMED BY ONLY MEN, ONLY WOMEN OR BOTH ?

Both men and women can perform Bench leg pull-in/ knee-up exercise.

 

ARE THERE ANY OTHER RELATED EXERCISES WHICH EFFECT THE SAME PRIMARY MUSCLE GROUP AS BENCH LEG PULL-IN/ KNEE-UP DOES ?

5 other exercises can work over the same primary muscles:

    1. Kneeling Cable Crunch
    2. LR: Resistance Band Twist
    3. Ab Roller / Wheel Rollout
    4. Cross-Body Crunch
    5. Inchworm

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