Cable Bent-over Hip Extension

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Cable Bent-over Hip Extension

Instructions

Preparation

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

Execution

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

Comments

Also see Cable Standing Hip Extension for more upright posture.

Classification

 Utility: Auxiliary
 Mechanics: Isolated
 Force: Push

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