Single-Leg Hip Raise

Calisthenics / Pilates / Yoga / Beginner

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How to do the Single-Leg Hip Raise :

Muscles Worked

Abs secondary Quads secondary Lower back secondary Hip flexors secondary Glutes primary Muscles diagram

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The single-leg hip raise is a calisthenics, pilates, and yoga exercise that primarily targets the glutes and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, quads, lower back, and hip flexors ...more

The single-leg hip raise is a calisthenics, pilates, and yoga exercise that primarily targets the glutes and to a lesser degree also targets the abs, quads, lower back, and hip flexors.

The only single-leg hip raise equipment that you really need is the following: exercise mat. There are however many different single-leg hip raise variations that you can try out that may require different types of single-leg hip raise equipment or maye even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper single-leg hip raise form is easy with the step by step single-leg hip raise instructions, single-leg hip raise tips, and the instructional single-leg hip raise technique video on this page. The single-leg hip raise is a push exercise for those with a beginner level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the single-leg hip raise video, learn how to do the single-leg hip raise , and then be sure and browse through the single-leg hip raise workouts on our workout plans page!

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Tips

  1. Keep foot planted firmly on the ground.
  2. Squeeze glutes together and push hips forward. Make sure body forms a straight line at the top position.
  3. Make sure leg is straight throughout exercise.

Variations

  1. Place both feet on a bosu ball and perform exercise. Buttocks should be about a foot away from the ball.
  2. Place head on a bosu ball. Perform as originally described.
  3. Place a 20-inch mini-band just above knees and perform hip raise without letting knees touch each other.

Other Names

  • Single-leg Hip Thrust

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

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Tips

  1. Keep foot planted firmly on the ground.
  2. Squeeze glutes together and push hips forward. Make sure body forms a straight line at the top position.
  3. Make sure leg is straight throughout exercise.

Variations

  1. Place both feet on a bosu ball and perform exercise. Buttocks should be about a foot away from the ball.
  2. Place head on a bosu ball. Perform as originally described.
  3. Place a 20-inch mini-band just above knees and perform hip raise without letting knees touch each other.

Other Names

  • Single-leg Hip Thrust

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound