Exercise: Pelvic Bridge
Specific Zone: Abdominals, the muscles supporting the lower spine, hamstrings, and glutes
Why/How This Works: This exercise uses your entire core- abs, butt, hips, and lower back. It also increases hip mobility and alleviates lower back pain. As you’re performing the exercise, be sure to keep your abs and butt engaged, and lift your hips so that your thighs and torso form a straight line.
How To Do It: Lie on your back, arms alongside your body, palms facing down. Bend your legs and place your knees over your hips, feet flat on the ground about 6 inches apart. Press your heels into the ground, squeeze your glutes, and lift your lower pelvis from the ground. Hold for 3 counts in the up position, then slowly roll down to resting pose. Perform the movement 8 to 12 times, rest for 30 seconds, then repeat the entire set…
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