Straight Leg Bridge

Equipment Needed

Open floor or yoga mat


  1. Lie flat on your back with feet together
  2. Point your toes down, drawing your heels slightly closer to your body
  3. Tuck your shoulders close to your spine and engage your core
  4. Press your heels and shoulders into the ground, lifting your hips into the air
  5. Hold for the prescribed amount of time then return to the starting position

Common Error

Not engaging your core prior to the movement.

Progressions / Regressions:

If this is too challenging:

  • Placing a foam roller under your heels will make the position easier

If you want more of a challenge:

  • Try holding a light weight on your pelvis