The 4 Best Hip Extension Exercises

If you want to move more powerfully and prevent injury, it’s time to incorporate hip extensions into your exercise routine. So, what’s a hip extension? It’s any movement powered by your hip extensors — the muscles that lengthen the front of your hip during movements like walking, getting up from a chair, running, and jumping. “The stronger …

How to Do the Push-Up to Side Plank

The push-up to side plank is a true full-body exercise. This move takes the push-up, which is already a crazy-effective full-body strength move on its own, and pairs it with the challenging side plank core exercise for added strength and stability benefits. “By transitioning from the traditional plank at the top of your push-up into the side plank, …

How to Do the Surrender Exercise for Killer Quads

There’s no lower-body exercise that’s more aptly named than the surrenders exercise. Because after just a few reps, you will want to give up. Our advice? Don’t. “The surrender exercise is a killer quad exercise that will challenge your lower body strength and mobility,” says Cody Braun, Openfit fitness expert. “It’s a progression of the squat that requires good depth and unilateral leg strength. …