Hip Circles

Hip circles are a dynamic warm-up exercise that improves mobility and flexibility of the hips while strengthening the glutes and hamstrings. This exercise also engages the core.


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    Sit on the floor with your legs extended in front of you. Lift your legs, keeping them straight and together, and lean back onto your forearms. Your fingertips should be tucked under your lower back.
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    Brace your core and make circles with your legs. Pause, then repeat in the opposite direction.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Avoid bending your torso. The motion should come at the hip joint.
  • Do not swing your legs to prevent momentum from doing the work for you.