Use the standing side leg raise as a either a rehab or lower body strength exercise perfect for the hips. This lateral hip raise targets the outer thigh, hips, glutes and is perfect for general core strength too.  We like to use this movement in our warm-up before starting the main workout.

Bodyweight (warm-up) Side Leg Raise (aka Sidekicks)

Resisted Side Leg Raise (aka Sidekick)

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Coach Jessica
Coach Jessica

Jessica & Justin Rundle are Spokane natives and the founders of Workout Anywhere (a Northwest fitness training app for busy parents, by busy parents). In addition, the two are the official strength & conditioning coaches for Mt. Spokane High School. To Learn more about Jessica and Justin Rundle, click here: Meet Team RundleFit.

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