Exercise of the Day

 HP1260: Standing Hip Extension Leg Swing  
 Category  Exercise  Rehab Level  Beginner
 Body Part  Hip  Muscle(s)  biceps femoris, gluteus maximus, gluteus medius/minimus, semimembranosus , semitendinosus, Glutes, Hamstrings, Thigh (outer)
 Equipment  No Equipment
 Purpose  Increase hip strength and muscular endurance.  Benefits  Improved stability, functional strength and injury prevention.
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 Starting Position  Movement
Begin standing next to wall. Hands may be placed on hips or at sides.
Activate core. Lift leg slightly off floor. Swing leg behind and back to start position. Repeat for recommended repetitions and sets. Wall may be used for balance assistance.