Prone Buttocks Squeeze
This exercise strengthens the buttocks muscles, which support the back and help you lift with your legs.
- Lie flat on your stomach with your arms at your sides.
- Slowly tighten your buttocks muscles and hold the position (not your breath) for about 6 seconds. Relax slowly.
- Repeat 8 to 12 times.
- You may need to place a small pillow under your stomach for comfort.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy|
|Last Revised||February 15, 2012|