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Bridge

Directions:

  1. Lie on your back with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor, and your arms extended by your sides.
  2. Pushing through your feet and bracing your core, raise your bottom off the ground until your hips are fully extended, squeezing your glutes at the top.
  3. Slowly return to the starting position and repeat.

Chair squat

Directions:

  1. Stand in front of the chair with your feet shoulder-width apart, toes pointed slightly out.
  2. Hinging at your hips and bending your knees, lower back and down until your bottom touches the chair, allowing your arms to extend out in front of you.
  3. Push up through your heels and return to the starting position.

Stationary lunge

Directions:

  1. Split your stance with your right leg in front. Your right foot should be flat on the ground, and your left foot should be up on its toes.
  2. Bend your knees and lunge, stopping when your right thigh is parallel to the ground.
  3. Push up through your right foot to return to the starting position. Repeat for desired number of reps, then switch legs.

Plank to Downward Dog

Directions:

  1. Get into a high plank position, with your hands stacked underneath your shoulders and your feet close together.
  2. Keeping your core engaged and your hands and feet stationary, pike your hips up and back into the Downward Dog pose. Your body should form a triangle with the ground. Keep your neck neutral. Your gaze should be directed toward your feet.
  3. Hold here for a second, then return to the plank. Repeat.

Straight-leg donkey kick

Directions:

  1. Get on all fours, with your hands aligned with your shoulders and your knees aligned with your hips.
  2. Keeping your back straight, push your right foot out to the imaginary wall behind you while keeping your leg straight.
  3. Your foot should remain flexed (toes pointing down to the floor) throughout. Take care to keep your hips square to the ground. Squeeze your buttocks at the top.
  4. Return to the starting position. Repeat for the desired number of reps. Repeat on the other leg.

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