Scissor Kick

Scissor Kick on Bench

How to Scissor Kick

You Should Feel This: Abs

Equipment: Bench

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Lie on your back with your legs fully extended, and heels lifted 3-4 inches off the bench. Use your hands to grab the bench behind your head. 

  2. Lift your leg up to a 90-degree angle while your right leg stays fully lowered and extended. Immediately alternate by raising your right leg up and lowering your left leg.

  3. Continue alternating for the specified amount of repetitions. 

  4. You should feel this working your abs, obliques, and hip flexor muscles.

Alternative Exercises:

Scissor Kick  Leg Raise Hold

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