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Hip Extension (Strength)

Woman lying on back doing hip extension exercise.

  1. Lie on your back on the floor with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Put your arms at your side, palms flat on the floor.

  2. Tighten your core muscles and keep them tight through the whole exercise.

  3. Push down on your feet and raise your hips and lift your buttocks off the floor.

  4. Don’t arch your back.

  5. Hold for 5 seconds.

  6. Lower your buttocks back down to the floor.

  7. Repeat 5 to 10 times, or as instructed.

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