Hip Lift with one Leg : Hamstring Exercises

One Leg Hip Lift is a great home hamstring exercise that will tone up your butt and hamstrings. This is how to do it correctly!
By Peter Wednesday, October 5, 2011, 02:50 PM

Exercise Name:  One leg Hip Lift

Area Worked:  Back of the thigh / upper leg and buttocks

Muscles:  Hamstrings (Bicep Femoris, Semitendinosis, Semimembranosis) and Gluteus Maximus

Description / Instruction:

To perform the hip lift on one leg you must lie on your back with one leg on the floor and the other leg in the air.  Raise your hips to form a straight line by contracting your hamstring muscles.  Pause at the top position.  Slowly lower down to the floor and repeat for the desired number of repetitions.  Change legs.  The One leg Hip Lift develops the hamstring and gluteal muscles.

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