Double Knee-to-Chest

Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Bring one knee to your chest and then the other. Don’t raise both legs together. Hold for 15 to 30 seconds. Relax and lower your legs-one at a time-to the floor. Rest for 30 seconds. Repeat 2 to 4 times.

Double Knee-to-Chest

Picture of how to do the double knee-to-chest exercise
  • Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor.
  • Bring one knee to your chest and then the other. Don't raise both legs together.
  • Hold for 15 to 30 seconds.
  • Relax and lower your legs-one at a time-to the floor.
  • Rest for 30 seconds.
  • Repeat 2 to 4 times.

Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy

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