The bridge (also known as the hip raise) is an excellent exercise for strengthening the bottom, back of the legs and also the core. It is an excellent exercise to perform if you have any back injuries.

Muscle Groups

Hip adductors, gluteus maximus, hamstrings, quadriceps, rectus abdominas.

How To Do a Bridge

  1. Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor.
  2. Raise your hips of the floor so that your body forms a straight line from your shoulders to your knees.
  3. Pause at the top then slowly lower your body back to the floor.