Incline Knee Raises

incline knee raise
Exercise Profile

Primary Muscle Group(s): Abdominals

Secondary Muscle Group(s):

Exercise Instructions

1. Lie back on an incline bench, and hold on to the top bars (or suitable place). Keep your legs straight and back flat on the bench.

2. Raise your legs, bending at the knees as they raise and slowly lower your legs back down to the straight leg position. Repeat.


The incline kneee raise is a challenging but rewarding exercise to do for the abs. This exercise hits the entire abdominal region but especially hits the lower ab region.

This exercise can be done on any incline surface such as a sit up board. Remember, don't let your feet hit the ground and keep constant tension on your abs.

Press play to view an instructional video on how to properly perform the incline knee raise.

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