Seated knee raise

Aim of exercise

Improves strength of your hips and engages your core muscles essential for walking, standing and running.


  • Sit on a chair so that your feet are firmly on the ground
  • Hold on to the sides of the chair for support, breathe in
  • Breathe out and slowly raise your knee
  • Hold the position for a few seconds
  • Breathe in and slowly lower your leg (try keeping your foot off the floor)
  • Repeat 10-15 times
  • Repeat on the other leg


2-4 sets, could add ankle weight over time