How to: Straddle Hinge
Primary Muscles Used:Upper Legs, Glutes, Hamstrings
- Begin standing with both feet on the floor slightly further than shoulder-width apart. Place both hands behind your head. Gently draw your ribs to your hips to engage your core. This is your starting position.
- Inhale and without changing the angle of your knees, hinge forward from your hips. Ensure that you maintain a proud chest and that your head is an extension of your spine. You should feel tension in your hamstrings (back of your legs).
- Exhale. Push through your heels and, using your glutes and hamstrings, extend your hips to return to the starting position. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions or time.
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