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Learn how to do leg lifts to make your leg and thigh stronger
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Lie on your back and place your hands under your pelvis with your palms down, this will protect your lower back from injury. As it causes your tailbone to tilt a little and the sides of your waist to go back down towards the floor. This is a remedial action that will build the strength your back needs to stay pain free.
Now stretch your legs and spread your toes. You can keep your legs bent at a 90 degree angle or straighten them all the way. Keep your leg strong the entire time. Exhale, taking your legs back down to a couple of inches off the floor, then return back up. Inhale and lift, exhale and lower. Inhale and lift, exhale and lower, keeping the sides of your waist back. Continue to breath steadily; remain relaxed in your face, neck and throat. Pay attention to the strength and variedness of your legs and feet, exhale and lower, inhale and lift. Squeeze the balls of your big toes together and hug the muscles of your legs to the bone. Shine out with radiance and inner strength, exhale, lower. If you feel strong enough after practicing this for a while, you can take your hands and arms out to the sides or over your head for a bigger challenge. Always make sure that there is no back pain as you are working to strengthen your abdominal muscles.
Continue to breathe steadily. Releasing the arms to stretch over head is more challenging and it means you have now gained the strength to keep the size of your waist back without having your hands under your sacrum and your pelvis.
Exhale, lower, inhale, lift up. Exhale, lower and stretch long. Now relax.