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Single Leg Raised Hip Thrust Exercise Tutorial
Single Leg Raised Hip Thrust Exercise Tutorial

Find out how to do a Single Leg Raised Hip Thrust with correct form and technique

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Written by Ben
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As the name suggests, the Single Leg Hamstring Bridge primarily works the posterior chain. This is an extremely important muscle for lower limb stability as they work to stabilise the hips and pelvis, preventing injuries and the hamstrings are an important source of power in our running strides.
Set yourself up with a platform for the feet - you can use a step or pile a few weights on top of each other. Lie on the floor with your feet on the raised platform with your feet and knees approximately hip width apart. Extend your arms forwards pushing the bar into your hips. At this point you may need to shuffle your body towards the raised platform so that your bum is relatively close to your feet. From here, raise one leg off the floor and leg is straightened, drive your hips up into the sky, squeezing your glutes and core before coming back down.
The closer your grounded foot is to your bum, the more this exercise will work your glutes. As you move your leg further away you will begin to work your hamstring more. To ensure you get the best workout, pause for a few seconds at the top of each repetition to really work into your glutes.

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