How To Do A Bridge Exercise

Learn How To Do A Bridge Exercise With These Simple Steps

Are you struggling with your bridge exercise? Follow these simple steps to learn the most effective way of how to do a bridge exercise and start feeling the benefits of the ranges of a bridge exercise such as a weighted bridge exercise.

Benefits of A Bridge Exercise

The bridge (also known as the hip raise) is an excellent exercise for strengthening the bottom, back of the legs and also the core.
It is an excellent exercise to perform if you have any back injuries.

Muscle Groups Worked:

Hip adductors, gluteus maximus, hamstrings, quadriceps, rectus abdominas.


For more of a challenge you could try adding a padded weight across the front of your hips or if you do not have any weights you could do a single leg lift bridge.

Step by Step Guide:

  1. Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor.
  2. Raise your hips off the floor so that your body forms a straight line from your shoulders to your knees.
  3. Pause at the top then slowly lower your body back to the floor.

Video Demonstration

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