Image of hip extension exercise Do hip extension as part of your regularly scheduled strength exercises, and add these modifications as you progress: Hold table with one hand, then one fingertip, then no hands; then do exercise with eyes closed, if steady.
Stand 12 to 18 inches from table.
Bend at hips; hold onto table.
Slowly lift one leg straight backwards.
Slowly lower leg.
Repeat with other leg.
Add modifications as you progress.