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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.
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Primary Medical Reviewer William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Joan Rigg, PT, OCS - Physical Therapy
Current as ofJune 4, 2014
Current as of: June 4, 2014
Author: Healthwise Staff