Cable Standing Hip Extension

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Cable Standing Hip Extension

Instructions

Preparation

Attach ankle cuff to low pulley. With cuff on one ankle, grasp ballet bar with both hands and step back with other foot. Elbows remain straight. Attached leg is straight and foot is slightly off floor.

Execution

Pull cable attachment back by extending hip. Return leg to original position. Repeat. Continue with opposite leg.

Comments

Also see Cable Bent-over Hip Extension for more bent over posture.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

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