Hip Raises

The core muscles of the hips and glutes are extremely important for maintaining posture and promoting the stability of the lower extremities. For overweight and obese individuals, hip pain, knee pain and ankle pain are extremely common and all of these are related to poor posture which transmits forces in an unbalanced fashion. For example, 10 extra pounds above the waist transmits 40 pounds of pressure to the knees. By improving your posture, you can reduce the forces on your hips, knees, and ankles.

Categories: Fitness

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