Hamstring bride Single leg on box (Strength)

Hamstring bride Single leg on box (Strength)

What you should feel?? When performed correctly, you will feel the muscles in the back of your leg, glutes and lower back working.


  • Laying on your back with one heel on a box or chair, and the opposite leg in the air
  • Push your heel into the box to lift your buttocks off the floor as high as possible
  • Squeeze your buttock at the top and return back to the floor at a controlled pace
  • Ensure the elevated leg is kept still and no swinging occurs
  • Repeat until finished the set

Main muscles targeted:

  • Hamstrings
  • Glutes

Main benefits:

A hamstring bridge is a great way to strengthen the hamstrings without gym equipment. Single leg will essentially double the force than a double leg bridge. This exercise will also recruit your trunk/ core muscles to maintain your body position whilst performing the exercise.