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1 An exercise that strengthens the muscles at the back of the thighs (hamstrings), buttocks (gluteals), and lower back (erector spinae).▪ Lie face down with your head resting on your hands. Lift your right leg, hold it for a few seconds in the raised position, and then lower it. Repeat the exercise with your left leg. Throughout the raises, make sure that you keep your hips on the floor.

▪ Lie face down with your head resting on your hands. Lift your right leg, hold it for a few seconds in the raised position, and then lower it. Repeat the exercise with your left leg. Throughout the raises, make sure that you keep your hips on the floor.

2 An exercise that strengthens the trunk muscles (figure 37).▪ Grip an overhead bar with palms facing forward. Slowly lift your legs until they are parallel to the ground. Lower the legs and repeat.

▪ Grip an overhead bar with palms facing forward. Slowly lift your legs until they are parallel to the ground. Lower the legs and repeat.

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