Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: SEE: 10 medical discoveries that changed the world > Health-in-Motion 22 June 2015 Exercises for great-looking legs One of the best exercises to work the legs is the lying down abduction with a theraband. Start by lying on your side with both legs extended together, the theraband around your ankles. Make sure you support your head with your hand and tighten the muscles of the front of the thigh (quadriceps) of both legs. Then lift your upper leg about 20cm from the floor and hold for five seconds. Lower this leg and repeat. 0 More in Newsletters Self-administering eye drops More: Daily Dose: SEE: 10 medical discoveries that changed the worldHealth-in-Motion advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Fitness 9 ways yoga can improve your sex life Medical Natural disasters linked to dementia Medical When your bowel movements go wrong . . . News Nerve stimulation restores sense of touch to arm amputees Partner Content 3 lamb flavour matches made in heaven Mental health Childhood PTSD may leave lasting imprint on brain From our sponsors Keep an eye on your vision Which skin products are better, ‘medical grade’ or ‘over-the-counter’? Win 1 of 6 R5000 cash prizes Win a R2 000 Skin Renewal voucher Live healthier Exercise benefits for seniors » Working out in the concrete jungle Even a little exercise may help prevent dementia Here’s an unexpected way to boost your memory: running Seniors who exercise recover more quickly from injury or illness When sedentary older adults got into an exercise routine, it curbed their risk of suffering a disabling injury or illness and helped them recover if anything did happen to them. No relief for MS » Drug shows promise against MS in mouse study Vitamin D may slow multiple sclerosis Obesity in girls tied to higher MS risk Exercise may not lower women's risk of MS A Harvard study showed no evidence to support the idea that exercise lowers the risk of multiple sclerosis.