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Passive Single-Leg Hip Raise

Posted by GymAmerica
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:39pm filed under Abdominals

Calories Burned:  306 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Gluteus Maximus
START: Lie faceup on the floor with your left knee bent. Bring your right knee toward your chest and hold it there with your hands as you perform the exercise.

MOVEMENT: Push your hips upward, keeping your right knee toward your chest. Your body should form a straight line from your shoulders to your knees. You can raise your left toes to make sure you are pushing from your heel. Pause, then slowly lower your body back to the starting position. Complete the prescribed number of repetitions with your left leg, then switch legs and do the same number with your right leg.
Tags:  isometric, hold, hip

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