Strength in your hips is imperative to help take pressure off your low back and knees. Your glutes are some of the largest muscles in your body and often times are under trained. This leaves your low back or knees, joints that are not surrounded by much musculature, to do the 'heavy lifting.'
In this 3 part series, I will show you exercises that can be tailored to anyone and will help make your hips stronger.
Step Up To Balance
The Step Up to Balance is the first of three exercises I commonly prescribe to work on hip and knee strength and stability. It is a simple but challenging exercise that can be scaled to any fitness level.
Stay tuned for the next exercise: single leg dead lift.
In the meantime, if you have any questions, feel free to ask.
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