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Single-Leg Hip Raise

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

Calories Burned:  408 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Gluteus Maximus
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Quadriceps, Rectus Abdominis
Instructions: 

Start: Lie faceup on the floor with your right knee bent and your left leg straight. Place your arms out at 45-degree angles to your torso. Raise your left leg until it's in line with your right thigh.

Movement: Now squeeze your glutes and push your hips up until your body forms a straight line from your knees to shoulders. Pause for 2 seconds, and return to the starting position. Do all your reps, and then switch legs and repeat.

 

Tags:  core, abs, six-pack

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