Summary

  1. Side leg raises with resistance band
  2. Glute exercise side lying clams
  3. Glute bridge

Side Leg Raises With Resistance Band

Equipment:

1 x Resistance Band
1 x Yoga Mat

Preparation

Lie on your side, bend your leg that touches the floor by 90 degrees in order to have a stable support. Tie a knot with your resistance band to make a circle and then place your legs inside this circle. The band must be placed just above your knees.

Conducting the exercise

Lock your hips and place in line with your body.

Lift your leg, keeping it straight and in line with the body. Hold the position for a a few seconds and then release the tension slowly. In order to optimise the exercise, your legs should not touch each other at the end of the movement.

You should start to feel your thigh and buttock muscles working.

In order to optimize the exercise, place your hand on your hip to control the movement and ensure that only your buttock is working.

Difficulty: 5/5

Isolated muscles: Buttocks, thighs & abdominal muscles

Objectives: Strengthen your entire abdominal area and glutes effectively.

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Glute Exercise – Side Lying Clams

Equipment:

1 x Resistance Band/Resistance Loop
1 x Yoga Mat

Preparation

Lie on your side and bend both your legs to 90 degrees in order to create a stable support. Tie a knot in your resistance band in order to make a continuous loop and place your legs inside this circle. The band must be placed just above your knees.

Conducting the exercise

Your hips must be placed in line with your body.

Lift your leg whilst keeping the rest of your body still. Keep your feet together. Maintain the position for a short while before slowly releasing the tension. Aim to avoid your legs touching each other at the end of the movement.

You will start to feel your glutes and thighs working.

In order to optimise the exercise, place you hand on your hips to help control the movement and ensure the stability of your body.

Difficulty: 4/5

Isolated muscles: Glutes

Objectives: Strengthen the buttocks and in particular the middle buttocks and limit the risk of injuries for knees and hips.

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Glute Bridge

Equipment:

1 x Resistance Band/Resistance Loop
1 x Yoga Mat

Preparation

Lie down on your back and bend your legs to 45 degrees in order to have a stable support. Tie a knot in your resistance band to make a loop and place your legs inside. The band must be placed just above your knees.

Conducting the exercise

Keep your knees, legs and hips in line with your body

Lift your hips in order to perfectly align them with your thighs. Maintain the position for 6-7 seconds and slowly release without touching the floor. Your resistance band will give you more stability and more control your movement.

Difficulty: 3/5

Isolated muscles: Glutes & Abdominal Muscles

Breathing: Strengthen the buttocks and in particular the middle buttocks and limit the risk of injuries for knees and hips.

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