Single Leg Elevated Hip Bridge

In the image below you will see one of Principle Four Osteopathy clients performing a single leg elevated hip bridge.  This has been used as a progression from single leg hip bridge performed on the ground as it requires the individual to perform a single leg hip bridge through a greater range of motion.  The reduced based of support (partial foot support on the box compared to foot on the ground) also increases the stability challenge.  Should one look to progress this further, you could look to progress this to a single leg hip bridge off a foam roller or swiss ball (therefore adding a further stability challenge).  The single leg hip bridge works ones gluteal and hamstring muscles.

This blog post was written by osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy. Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD leading Osteopathy clinics. At the clinic we treat a wide range of clients, ranging from the office worker, exercise enthusiast to athlete. We have 3 experienced osteopaths working across both of the clinics. The Melbourne City CBD clinic is located at 29 Somerset Place (basement), close to the corner of Elizabeth St and Little Bourke in the Melbourne City CBD. Our premises adjoin the Jon Weller Personal Training Studio, a fully-equipped training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials or specific training programs and rehabilitation. The Docklands clinic is located at 717 Bourke St (Ground Floor), beneath the Channel 9 building near the walkway from Southern Cross Train Station to Etihad Stadium. Our premises adjoin Pilates on Bourke, a fully-equipped pilates and yoga training space which allows clients to combine their osteopathy treatment with exercise tutorials, pilates or specific training programs and rehabilitation. To speak to an Osteopath or book an appointment at Principle Four Osteopathy, please book online or call 03 9670 9290.

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