Exercise Guide, Legs

How to Do Standing Leg Circles Exercise Properly

How to Do Standing Leg Circles

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This exercise helps keep a healthy hip joint while strengthening the hamstrings and quadriceps.

Major Muscles Worked

  • Quadriceps
  • Inner thighs

Other Muscles Worked

  • Glutes
  • Thighs

Standing Leg Circles Guide

  • Stand straight with your feet shoulder-width apart and your arms to the sides.
  • While keeping the toes pointed, raise one leg at about knee-high and start rotating it clockwise.
  • Reverse the motion, rotating counterclockwise, and then switch legs and repeat.

Trainer’s Tips

  • When doing the standing leg circles, stand up tall, keep your back straight, your head up and your abs tight.
  • Keep the movements controlled and precise, and don’t shift the weight to the opposite leg.
  • Don’t bend the knees, keep your toes pointed and breathe smoothly.
  • It’s important to focus on keeping your body anchored and let the abs do all the work.

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Benefits of Standing Leg Circles

The standing leg circles is a great exercise if your goal is to increase your coordination, balance, and build strong, long and lean muscles.

This exercise can be included in a lower body workout to help tone your quads, inner thighs, and glutes.

Other than strengthening your lower body, standing leg circles will improve your balance.

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