Hip Raises

October 8, 2012 at 6:02 am | Posted in How-to-Exercise | Leave a comment

Exercise on the ground: Pelvic / Hip Raises

Main Muscle Group(s): Hamstring, Butt, Core

How-to-Execute:
– Lie down on the floor into a sit-up ready position
– Both hands to be placed at the side of your body
– Using your hamstring, butt and hips, lift yourself up as shown in picture 2
– Slowly control your movement back down

Safety Measures:
1) Keep your Core tight as you lift yourself up
2) Control your movement downwards. Do not drop and hurt your back

For Increased Difficulty:
1) Execute Pelvic / Hip Raise on a higher platform as shown in picture 3 & 4
2) Execute Pelvic / Hip Raise without support of hands at the side
2) Execute Pelvic / Hip Raise on a Exercise Ball

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