Exercise of the Month – Hip Hinge Squat to Sit

Purpose: 
Increase hip strength and muscular endurance.

Benefit: 
Improved stability, functional strength and injury prevention.

Starting position: Begin standing with feet shoulder width apart. Raise arms to shoulder level for balance.
Movement: Sit hips back, and downward hinging hips until sitting in the chair. Maintain a flat and straight spine. Knee should maintain alignment with second toe and not glide past foot. Return to start position. Repeat for prescribed repetitions and sets.

Sunflower Wellness presents this exercise with the assistance of WebExercises. A library of exercises of the month is available at Sunflowerwellness.org

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