Hamstring Bridge

Instructions:

  • Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet resting on the floor.
  • Keep your knees and feet hip-width apart throughout the exercise, your toes facing forward and your ankles directly below your knees.
  • Stretch your arms straight beside your torso with palms facing downward.
  • Press through your heels and lift your hips off the mat.
  • Contract your hamstrings and squeeze your buttocks together.
  • Pause at the top of the bridge position for 20 to 40 seconds.
  • Release your hips back to the floor.