The hanging leg tuck is an exercise targeting the entire body, including the arms, upper back, abs, and hip flexors. This specific exercise is part of the new Army Combat Fitness Test or ACFT. It is performe while hanging from a bar and combines elements of a pull-up with a leg raise. Experienced lifters make these look easy, but beginners may need time to build up to sets of 8-12 reps.
Higher degree of difficulty than hanging leg raise
Part of the new Army Combat Fitness Test or ACFT
Can be performed anywhere with a bar to hang from
Can be the main focus of a minimalist core routine
Builds grip, hamstring flexibility, and pull-up strength