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Bodyweight Exercises for Cyclists: Hip Extension

 

How to do the Hip Extension:

Grab your stability ball and lie down so that your stomach is on the center of the ball. Put your hands on the floor directly under your shoulders and stretch your legs behind you, toes resting on the floor. (Like a push-up position.)

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Keeping your back straight and your legs together, lift your legs off the floor until they are parallel with the floor (or slightly higher.)

hip extension 2

Hold that pose for a couple seconds then lower your legs back down to the floor. Repeat.

Why you should do the Hip Extension:

The Hip Extension is a great exercise for your lower back, glutes, and hamstrings.

 

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