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Weight Lifting for Women


Single Leg Bridge for Women

In the single leg bridge for women, one leg is straightened as you push the hips upward. This is a terrific exercise for the hamstrings (back of the legs) and the glutes (butt).

Assume starting position as shown.

Step 1
Assume starting position as shown.

Step 2
Keep hands on floor for balance.

Keep right leg on bench, straighten out left leg up.

Step 3
Keep right leg on bench, straighten out left leg and lift up.

Step 4
Push hips up toward ceiling and contract your glutes and hamstrings.

Return to start position; single leg bridge weight lifting exercise for women

Step 5
Slowly return to start position.

Repeat with left leg.

Step 6
Repeat with right leg.

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