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Welcome to our health education library. The information shared below is provided to you as an educational and informational source only and is not intended to replace a medical examination or consultation, or medical advice given to you by a physician or medical professional.

Back Exercises: BridgeEjercicios para la espalda: Puente

Back Exercises: Bridge

The Bridge exercise strengthens your abdominal, buttocks, and hamstring muscles. This helps keep your back stable and aligned when you walk.

  • Lie on the floor with your back and palms flat. Bend your knees. Keep your feet flat on the floor.

  • Contract your abdominal and buttocks muscles. Slowly lift your buttocks off the floor until there is a straight line from your knees to your shoulders.

  • Hold for 5  seconds. Repeat 10 times.

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Publication Source: SpineHealth.com

Online Source: SpineHealth.com

Date Last Reviewed: 2007-01-15T00:00:00-07:00

Date Last Modified: 2007-12-12T00:00:00-07:00