Hips are one of the most problematical areas of human’s body and women are more disturbed with hip problems than men because a woman’s body has the tendency to store fats in hips and thighs. In this article we describe some of the essential and most effective hip exercises for women.
Most Effective Hip Strengthening Exercises Tips
Lunges are considered as the most effective workouts for women. You will require a pair of light weight dumbbells to perform these lunges. To perform this workout, stand with right foot forward – left foot back about 3 feet apart – and hold weights in each hand. Now, keep your back straight, step forward with your left leg and go down to touch the floor with your right knee. Get back to your original position and repeat the same with the other side.
If you want to add intensity to your lunges, place a medium-heavy barbell on the meaty part of your shoulders and take the right foot forward, left foot back in a split stance. Now, bend the knees to lower the body towards the floor. Keep the front knee behind the toe. Lower down as far as you can go without touching the back knee to the floor. Return to the start position and repeat same procedure with the other leg.
Butt Bridge is also one of the most effective workouts for women, it is usually recommended by the professionals to strengthen the hips and stabilize the trunk. This workout is performed as you lie on the floor on your back. In this workout, you lift your buttocks up as high as you can while keeping your pelvis in a neutral position, without hyper extending your lower spine. This exercise strengthens your buttocks while decreasing the tightness in your hip flexors and surrounding tissues.
Glute Kickbacks is one of the most effective hip workouts for women. Let’s know to do this exercise. Get on your hands and knees on floor with your back parallel to the ground. In a controlled motion, thrust one of your feet backwards. Be sure to surely bend your butt for a one-count when your leg is fully extended back behind you. Return to the start position and repeat with the opposite leg.