A Great Posterior Chain Movement You Aren’t Doing…

Here is a fun and challenging co-contraction exercise I’ve been playing around with in the past, especially with our hockey population.

Couple reasons why I like this for hockey players;

Bridging/Hip Extension: the skating stride places the athlete in a constant flexed hip position…more bridging and/or hip Extension is huge for trying to counteract that position (down leg)

Hip Flexion Strength: hockey players tend to have poor functioning hip flexors and/or poor hip flexor strength. Finding ways to continually develop stronger and/or better functioning hip flexors for improved long term health (up Leg)

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