Bridge with Weights on Hips
Move: Lie on your back with knees bent. Hold a light to medium weight on the crease between the leg and the hips. Lift your hips off the floor. Lift your right leg off the floor and then lift and lower the hips 15 times. Repeat with your left leg off the floor.
Repetitions: 15 on each side.
• In the bridge keep your thighs, hips, and ribs in a straight line.
• Keep your abdominal muscles pulled in.
• If the exercise is too difficult, do it with both feet on the floor.