Foam Roller Hip Bridge With Roll Out Exercise

In the video below you will see osteopath Heath Williams performing a hip bridge whilst having his feet placed on the foam roller and then performing a roll out before returning back and completing the hip bridge.  This exercise is similar to the hip bridge with roll out using the carpet slider, freeform board or swiss ball.  The use of the foam roller allows the individual to eccentrically lengthen at the hamstrings as they move from a flexed knee position to the extended knee position before returning back to the foam roller hip bridge position.  For those looking to load up their hamstrings and they dont have access to a glute ham raise etc, then give this a try.

This blog post was written by osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy.  Heath and the team at Principle Four Osteopathy have an interest in exercise rehabilitation and strength and conditioning and will often incorporate elements of mobility and strength training into their clients treatment and management plans.  Check us out online at www.principlefourosteopathy.com.
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