Hip Raise with Head on Swiss Ball

The hip raise with head on Swiss ball builds strength and stability in the hips, hamstrings, and glutes. Performing the exercise with a Swiss ball, an unstable surface, increases the exercise difficulty.


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    Lie on your back, placing your head and upper back on a Swiss ball. Make sure to keep your feet flat on the floor and your knees bent.
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    Tighten your core, press your heels into the floor, and your hips upward to form a straight line, finishing the movement by squeezing your glutes. Return to the starting position.

Trainer’s Tips

  • Avoid letting your hips sag.
  • Avoid rotating side to side during the exercise.
  • Avoid hyperextending your lower back at the top of the movement.