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Vahdaneh Vahid

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Having knee pain doesn’t mean you have to avoid training your legs! Actually, if you have knee pain, it is even more important that you strengthen your legs and glutes.

Here are five bodyweight exercises for bad knees, focusing on strengthening your posterior chain. During each exercise allow your hips to move back, this way you will activate your glutes more, which can also help prevent knee pain in the future.

1. Modified Squats
2. Reach lunge
3. 1/2 Squat 1/2 Deadlift
4. Single leg bridge
5. Marching bridge