Reps: 10 on each side
Intensity: Light to moderate
Rest: 30-90 seconds between sets
Starting position: Position yourself on hands and knees ("all fours") on the floor.
Movement: Extend your right leg behind you, slowly lifting it up to hip level. Pause, then return to the starting position. Finish all reps, then repeat with your left leg. This completes one set.
Tips and techniques:
- Keep your shoulders and hips even.
- Maintain a neutral spine.
- Contract your abdominal muscles throughout.
Too easy? Add 1- to 3-pound ankle weights.