Focus: Core, Glutes, Hamstrings
Start on your back, arms by your side, bend both knees at shoulder width apart, push both feet in mat lifting hips up then lower hips slowly and repeat.
The bridge exercise is a simple but effective exercise that can be used in physical therapy to strengthen the muscles in the lower back and buttocks. These muscles are important for maintaining good posture and alignment, and they can help to reduce pain and improve function in people with back pain.
The bridge exercise is a safe and effective exercise for people with all levels of back pain. If you have any pain or discomfort while doing the exercise, stop and consult with your physical therapist.
Here are some additional benefits of the bridge exercise:
- Improves posture
- Strengthens the core
- Reduces pain
- Improves function
- Prevents injury
- Enhances athletic performance
- Improves quality of life