Exercises for Happy Hips!

Run With Jules – Band Exercises for your Hips!

 high-res

  1. Standing Leg Abduction

Put resistance band around ankles, while standing life one leg to the side at a 45 degree angle return back down- 15-20 reps each leg 1-2 times through

  

 

  1. Standing Hip Extensions

Put resistance band around ankles, while standing push one leg straight back and up and at 45 degree angle, return to the starting position – 15-20 reps each leg 1-2 times through

 

  1. Clamshells & Reverse Clamshells

15-20 reps each side, repeat 1-2 times through

 

 

  1. Fire Hydrants

With band just above your knees, get on all fours aligning hands and knees under shoulders and hips, lift right knee to the right 90 degrees while keeping body still, return to start repeat 15-20 reps each side 1-2 times through


If you want more do circles in both directions with your knee, don’t go too fast!

 

 

  1. Lateral steps with band & Monster walks

Lateral Steps – Put band around your ankles, do a half squat and take a step to the side, side shuffle to a certain point and then side shuffle back 20 steps 2-3 times through


Monster walks – Put band around ankles, partial squat, walk forward instead of lateral, bring each foot out at a diagonal 20 steps 2-3 times through

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s