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Bicycle

Angle-Based Images: Bicycle Video
Angle-Based Images: Bicycle Video
Angle-Based Images: Bicycle Video
Angle-Based Images: Bicycle Video
Angle-Based Images: Bicycle Video
Bicycle: Step 1
Step 1 Lie sideways with your hip bones aligned one on top of the other and your legs stacked on top of each other. Lean your legs forward a bit so they are slightly in front of your torso.
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Bicycle: Step 2
Step 2 Lift your top leg to hip height and point your toes.
Bicycle: Step 3
Step 3 Bend your top knee 90 degrees.
Bicycle: Step 4
Step 4 Then straighten your leg in front and flex your foot.
Bicycle: Step 5
Step 5 Pull your leg straight back behind your hip. Repeat 4 times, then reverse direction.

Progressions & Variations

Beginner Tips

You can use a wall to help stabilize your torso. Tighten your abdominals to anchor your body throughout the exercise.

Benefits

Increases core strength and hip mobility.

Modifications

To modify, keep your bottom leg bent and/or rest your back against a wall to help stabilize.

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