If you happened to see our 5K Training Plan, you might have noticed the plan included hip strength. Not quite ready to train for a race yet? Not a problem, because these exercises are still relevant to you since hip strength is an important part of spinal health as well.

Trainer Carrie Seifert of the Virginia Therapy & Fitness Center shares three different exercises for hip strengthening as well as tips on how to perform the exercise safely and effectively.

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Sidelying Hip Abduction

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