The hanging alternating single-leg raise is an exercise targeting the abs, but which also works the lats and hip flexors. Rather than performing both legs at a time, you lift one and alternate with each rep. Leg raises are often performed for moderate to high reps, such as 8-12 reps or more, as part of ab-focused training. However, this difficult variation may require some time to build up to those rep ranges.
Higher degree of difficulty than with the captain's chair or parallel bars
Builds serious strength in the midsection and grip