Hip Flexion Exercise
Strengthens thigh and hip muscles.
- Stand straight to the side or behind a chair or table, holding on for balance.
- Slowly bend one knee toward chest, without bending waist or hips.
- Hold position for 1 second.
- Slowly lower leg all the way down. Pause.
- Repeat with other leg.
- Alternate legs until you have done 8 to 15 repetitions with each leg.
- Rest; then do another set of 8 to 15 alternating repetitions.
Add ankle weights when you are ready.