Straight-Leg Hip Crossover

Learn how to perform a straight-leg hip crossover perfectly with instructions and video by SHOCK Fitness Trainer, Ashley Steele.

How to Straight-Leg Hip Crossover

Exercise Families: Warm Up

Equipment: Bodyweight

Trainer: Ashley Steele


  1. Lie on your back with arms extended to your sides, palms up. Extend your legs straight in the air.

  2. Keeping your legs together, slowly lower your legs to the left side. Keep your hips as flat as possible on the floor.

  3. Return to the starting position, and repeat on the right side. Continue alternating between sides for the specified amount of time or repetitions.

  4. You should feel this stretching your lower back while activating your core, hips, and glute muscles. 

Alternative Exercises:

Bent-Leg Hip Crossover  Leg Raise

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