Fire Hydrants

Updated: Sep 12, 2020

Dr.Colin demonstrates working the gluetus medius muscle using a resistance band preforming the fire hydrant exercise.


This is a great stabilization exercise to help improve balance and stability of the hip, knee, and ankle. Some tips for this exercise:

1. Drive the leg back at an angle leading with your heel

2. Keep an upright posture

3. Keep both legs at a slight bend

4. Squeeze those glutes throughout the entire exercise.



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