EXERCISE OF THE MONTH: Hip Thruster

Posted by: Ken Kaus on Friday, January 10, 2014 at 12:00:00 am

Primary Muscle Used:

Glutes &Hamstrings

Benefits:

Core stabilization & glute strength

How to:

  • Begin seated on the ground with your back against a bench. Feet planted firmly on the ground.
  • Keep knees stable & lift hips off of the ground.
  • Rise until the body forms a straight line from the shoulders to the knees.
  • Hold & slowly return to floor, touching the floor momentarily.
  • Repeat 10-12 times.

For an advanced option add a bar or plate near your hips.  

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