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Stand next to a desk or chair. Place your left hand on the support and lift your right knee up.How to do it Stand next to a desk or chair. Place your left hand on the support and lift your right knee up. Hold for 10 seconds. Release the bent-knee position and extend the leg up and out behind you. Hold for 10 seconds. On the backward lift, keep your leg slightly bent at first, and as the exercise becomes easier, attempt to straighten your leg.
Perform the exercise slowly. Do 3-5 repetitions on each side and switch legs. What it does The front lift works the hip flexors, which will help you ski with independent leg action. The back lift works the gluteals (butt muscles).