Easy Hip Stretch

Strong, limber hips are the key to a butt-kicking glutes workout. Here's a stretch that will get you there.

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Lie on your back on a yoga mat or soft surface, and rest your left leg on a bench or stability ball to create a 90-degree bend at the knees. Cross your left ankle over your right knee, reach through with your hands and gently pull your right thigh towards you.

Hold for 30 seconds, then switch and repeat on the opposite side. Perform another rep on each side.