How to do Fire Hydrant (Left)

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Difficulty: Easy

Impact Level: Normal

Target Body Parts: abs, lower back, glutes, hamstrings


Start on the floor on all fours, looking down. Make sure your hands are positioned underneath your shoulders and your knees are under your hips. Keep a neutral spine and engage your core by lifting your belly button up away from the floor. From this start position, lift your leg leg off the floor and out to the side, keeping a 90 degree angle at the knee. Lift your knee as high as you can, with the aim being to get it to the same height as your hips. Also, your goal is to do all of this without any other movement through your body, so keep your shoulders and hips square and don’t twist through your spine.

How to make Fire Hydrant (Left) easier

Build up strength in your hips with our Quadraplex and Clam Shells exercises.

How to make Fire Hydrant (Left) more challenging

Once you have mastered this try out the Donkey Kick.

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