Sideways leg lift

Aim of exercise

Improves strength of your thighs, bottom and hips. Improves your strength and balance to help you with your daily activities.


  • Using the back of a chair for support
  • Stand with your feet together
  • Keep your back straight and look forward, breathe in
  • Breathe out and slowly raise your leg to the side, keeping your hips facing forward
  • Breathe in and slowly lower your leg to the starting position
  • Repeat 10-15 times
  • Repeat on the other leg


2-4 sets, could add ankle weight over time