How to Do Single Leg Balance With Hip Extension and Rotation
The single leg balance with hip extension and rotation should begin with good posture to avoid injury. Brace the spine by drawing your lower abdomen inward. Your core muscles should be activated to support your posture as you perform the exercise.
If any pain is experienced, immediately stop the single leg balance with hip extension and rotation.
Beginning Single Leg Balance Hip Extension and Rotation
Lie down on your back with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor, and palms facing down.
Single Leg Balance Hip Extension and Rotation Movement
1. Raise your buttocks and back off the ground by pushing through your heels, forming a straight line from mid-back to knee.
2. Take a one-second break to squeeze your glutes.
3. Lower your back to the ground slowly.
Single Leg Balance Hip Extension and Rotation Benefits
Stretches and exercises for hip external rotation. Exercises can strengthen the hip external rotators, enhancing stability and reducing the risk of hip, knee, and ankle problems. Knee and lower back discomfort can be reduced by having strong hip external rotators.