What is bridging (single leg)?

Bridging (Single Leg)

Bridging (single leg)

  1. Lie on your back, with your affected leg bent and your foot flat on the floor.
  2. Keep your other leg straight and raise it up so your knee is level with the bent knee.
  3. Tighten your belly muscles by pulling your belly button in toward your spine. Keep breathing normally and don't hold your breath.
  4. Push your foot into the floor, squeeze your buttocks, and lift your hips off the floor until your shoulders, hips, and knees are all in a straight line. Keep your hips level.
  5. Hold about 6 seconds.
  6. Slowly lower your hips back to the floor.
  7. Repeat 8 to 12 times.
  8. It's a good idea to repeat these steps with your other leg.

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