The Hip Crossover (Band) Exercise is a great way to build stabilising strength and mobility in your hips while challenging your balance.
The Hip Crossover (Band) Exercise forms part of the Golf Stability series of innovative and dynamic exercises that will build stability in your joints and core for better consistency and ball-striking.
This exercise requires a resistance band or tubing. Alternatively, you could use a cable machine.
Figure 1. Hip Crossover (Band) Exercise Video.
- Start by standing in perfect posture, feet wider than shoulder-width apart, your knees slightly bent, with a resistance band attached to your right ankle and anchored to the ground on your right.
- Shift your balance over your left foot as you lift your right knee up and across your body.
- Slowly return to the starting position.
- Repeat for the desired number of repetitions.
- Repeat on the other side.
Keep your back flat, your shoulder blades pulled back and down, and your abdominal muscles engaged throughout.
You should feel it working your hips as you fight to keep your balance.
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