Hip Extension to Improve Balance
The hip extension is an exercise designed to improve leg strength.
- Stand 12 to 18 inches from table or chair (facing chair or table).
- Bend at hips; hold onto table.
- Slowly lift one leg straight backwards.
- Hold position.
- Slowly lower leg.
- Repeat with other leg.
- Add modifications as you progress
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