Hip and Thigh Opener

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Move Targets: Hips and thighs


Step 1: Start lying on your side, ear resting on your bicep with both legs bent in front of you, keeping your abdominals engaged. Exhale and lift the top leg as high as you can maintain form, opening from the hip. It's important to concentrate on your core, keeping the hips as steady as you can through this exercise.


Step 2: Keep your hips stacked and navel facing forward - don't allow your body to roll open or you will take the work out of the hips and disengage the abs. If you start to wobble as you lift, decrease your range of motion until your core is stable enough to make the move larger. Repeat 10-25 times each side.


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