Stretch of the Month

Seated Hip Lifts

The seated hip lift is a great beginner excerise that strengthens the legs and groin as well as the lower back. The convience of this excercise allows you to do it nearly anywhere. Follow these simple steps and incorporate this into your daily routine!

 

Step 1: Sitting on a chair, place both hands on either side of the seat, gripping for support

Step 2: Lift you knee over your other leg and hold for 20 seconds, breathing normally

Step 3: Lower leg back to chair, rest, and repeat

 

Primary Purpose: To improve flexibility and range of motion in legs and hips

Secondary Purpose: Strengthen stabalizer muscles in lower back and groin

 

 

Published on January 4, 2016.