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Full-Body Bridges Exercise

Full-Body Bridges

Starting Position Begin seated on floor, knees bent, feet flat, arms bent with hands on floor below shoulders.

Action EXHALE: Straighten arms (don't lock elbows), allowing butt/hips to rise off of ground until your body from your head to your knees is in a straight line parallel to the floor. Hold for 2 counts.

INHALE: Return to starting position for one rep.

Special Instructions Keep glutes squeezed and tailbone tucked in. Tighten abs to help straighten body. At highest position, knees should be bent at 90 degrees.

Muscles Worked: Abs, Lower back, Shoulders