Hip and Thigh Workout

18 Apr

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HIP & THIGH WORKOUT 

 

Increase muscular strength and definition for the lower body with a specific emphasis on the glutes, hips and thighs. 

 

WARM-UP

 

For a general cardiovascular warm-up, perform 5-10 minutes of a low-to-moderate intensity aerobic exercise such as walking, riding a stationary cycle or using an elliptical trainer. 

 

DOWNWARD-FACING DOG

 

Hold position for 20-30 seconds, return to a comfortable resting position; rest 30 seconds, repeat stretch 1-2 more times.

 

COBRA

 

Hold position for 20-30 seconds, return to a comfortable resting position; rest 30 seconds, repeat stretch 1-2 more times.

 

DIRTY DOG

 

Perform 12-15 repetitions with each leg, rest for 30-45 seconds; repeat 1-2 more times for a total of 2-3 sets. 

 

GLUTE BRIDGE

 

Perform 12-15 repetitions; push hips up on 2-count/hold at the top for a 2 count/lower on a 4-count, rest for 30-45 seconds; repeat 1-2 more times for a total of 2-3 sets.

 

 

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