Band-Supported Leg Lowering is probably in the top-three most hated exercises by all of my clients. These Sneaky McSneakersons look easy when in fact, they are quite brutal... if done correctly.
Let me repeat that. These are brutal. If. Done. Correctly.
So what is so great about Band Supported Leg Lowering? I am so glad you asked! Band Supported Leg Lowering has a long list of benefits including:
There are many variations of Band Supported Leg Lowering and you will see them in the video below.
Just make sure that you start with the easiest variation and work your way up to the more difficult variations. A couple of key things to remember, no matter which variation you choose:
Depending on your ability level, start with 5–8 repetitions of this exercise per leg. You can gradually progress to up to 10 repetitions. Once you can easily complete 10 repetitions on each side, progress to a more difficult variation of the exercise.
These are fantastic to throw into your dynamic warm-up, or to use as a supplemental exercise between sets of squat and deadlift to reinforce a strong core.
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