Bridge Exercise

The bridge exercise is a great one for strengthening the bum muscles and the hamstrings. It can be used in rehabilitation and also for toning purposes.

Teaching Points:

  • The athlete starts lying on their back with the knees bent and feet flat on the floor.
  • They tend raise the buttocks and lower back up off the floor as high as possible.
  • Ensure to really squeeze the glute muscles.
  • This position can be held for as long as required.
  • Slowly return to the start position and repeat.

Muscles Worked

Alternative Exercises