The parallel bars knee raise is a bodyweight exercise that targets the abs. It is performed on parallel bars, starting in the top position of a dip. Knee raises are often performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps or more, as part of ab-focused training.
Strengthens the abs and hip flexors
Emphasizes the lower part of the rectus abdominis or "six-pack" muscles
Holding the position on the bars is serious work for the upper body and core