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Exercise of the Week – Bridging

Target Muscles: Buttocks (Glutes) and Hamstrings (Biceps femoris).

Bridge 01 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Lie on your back with your arms alongside your body, your hands flat on the ground and knees bent, as shown.

Bridge 02 - Pro:Kinesis Personal Training, High Wycombe

Breathe in lifting your buttocks off the ground, pushing with your feet until your chest, stomach and thighs are in a straight line. Hold the position for a couple of seconds before lowering your buttocks back down and breathing out, then repeat.

Repetitions: 12-15

Sets: 2-4

No equipment? No problem! This  is a really simple and effective exercise that can be performed at home by most people.