Low plank with hip extension
A stabilization exercise involving the shoulders and anterior aspect of the trunk and hip, as well as the hip extensors.
- start in prone position, but supporting yourself on your forearms, elbows resting about shoulder-width apart
- keep your shoulders and chest wide, body straight, and spine neutral
- extend one hip (lift a leg) while keeping the knee straight and maintain stability of the spine and pelvis
- lower the leg
- repeat the same lift with the other leg, and lower
- repeat as needed