Side Lying Hip Raise

Strong hips equal a strong body. This terrific body weight exercise will help strengthen the glutes and muscles of the lower back.

1. Position your self on your forearm and place other hand on upper hip.

2. Make sure your body is in a straight line from shoulders to knees. Raise your self up on your forearm and bottom knee.

3. Lift and lower top leg, keeping the toes pointing forward.

4, Do 8-10 controled repetitions and work your way up to 20 and then do 2 sets. 

This exercise works the muscles of the hips, the obliques,  and lower back.