Next stop on the #glutesofglory train...hip extension!
I tend to spend too much time on the floor with my workouts so this is my attempt at getting up off the floor gradually and working towards standing postures for strength. Here’s to facing fears and getting strong.
Bridges are tough for a lot of people because it is so easy to do them wrong, and for me it is a trick and a half to keep my back out of it.
Enter: ottoman hip extensions! This video is sped up 4x so take it SLOW, feel the good burn, and really feel your glutes contracting and working here. I am gently activating lower abs and fully relaxing my back and letting the ottoman serve as my solid base. Bent knee takes hamstrings mostly out of the equation so you can focus on glute max.
Feel the burn and make sure to breathe throughout this one.
Yes, those are skinny jeans, and yes, that is a kid fort in the background :)
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Runner, lifter of children, PTA, CPT, PCES, pelvic health zealot