University Recreation


Hip Step

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The following information is to be used as a guideline only. If any of the exercises cause any pain or discomfort, stop the exercise immediately and consult your physician. We strongly encourage you to consult with a physician before participating in any physical activity.

Primary Muscles: Hamstrings
Secondary Muscles: Hip Flexors, Rotator Cuff, Abdominals
Body Area: Legs
Modality Types: Body Weight Body Weight
Equipment: No Equipment

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Proper Steps

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  • Read "Getting Started" before beginning any exercise
  • Assume Push-Up position
  • Drive left knee up to left armpit, then place left foot flat on ground outside left hand
  • Maintaining position and keeping right leg straight, activate right glute and push both hips forward until right knee almost touches ground
  • Rotate Shoulders and reach up and back until both shoulders are aligned


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