Resistance Band Hip Extension Exercise

This hip extension exercise strengthens the large buttock muscles, as well as the hamstrings on the back of the thigh.

Teaching Points

  • Stand with the band around one ankle and attached to a fixed point in front.
  • Use something to hold onto if you need to.
  • Keeping the leg straight extend the hip as far as comfortable and return to the start position.
  • Keep the hips square on facing forwards and perform the exercise in a slow and controlled manner.
  • You should feel it working the buttock muscles.

Muscles Worked

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