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Bodyweight Standing Fire Hydrant

The Bodyweight Standing Fire Hydrant is an effective exercise targeting the hips and glutes. It enhances hip stability, improves lower body flexibility, and may reduce back pain, mimicking the motion of a dog at a fire hydrant.
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Bodyweight Standing Fire Hydrant instructions
Step-by-step instructions
1
Stand upright with your feet hip-width apart.
2
Lift your right leg to the side like a dog peeing on a fire hydrant.
3
Keep your core engaged and your standing leg stable, avoid over-arching your back.
4
Slowly lower your leg back to the starting position.
5
Repeat on the other side for the programmed number of reps.
Stand upright with your feet hip-width apart.
Lift your right leg to the side like a dog peeing on a fire hydrant.
Keep your core engaged and your standing leg stable, avoid over-arching your back.
Slowly lower your leg back to the starting position.
Repeat on the other side for the programmed number of reps.
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