Activity: (VIDEO) ▶️ Bridge: hip abductors with resistance band
SummaryAn active exercise for the trunk and lower extremity, involving the back extensor, gluteal and hamstring muscles, with added involvement of the hip abductors.
- laying on your back, knees bent, feet placed flat on the ground
- place a loop of resistance band around the knees
- keep the knees at shoulder-width apart for the duration of the exercise, pushing against the resistance
- extend or “hinge” up from the hips, lifting your back and pelvis off the ground, keeping your spine neutral
- lower back to the ground
- repeat as needed