Virtual Fitness: Side Lying Hip Lift

The Side Lying Hip Lift is a bodyweight exercise that strengthens the outer hip.
Only the top leg moves during the exercise. The ability to maintain a steady upper body, also strengthens the core muscles. Shoulders remain in place.
Modification: If you wobble during the exercise, or if your shoulders rise up, bend the bottom knee into a 90 degree angle. 3) Lean against a wall.

EXERCISE DOs and DONTs – As with all exercise programs, when using exercise videos that appear on this site, you need to use common sense. If your muscles are weak, either do the modifications, or don’t attempt this exercise if it’s too difficult for you. When starting an exercise program, be sure to discuss your plans with your healthcare provider


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