This lower body exercise isolates and strengthens the glutes and hamstrings but it truly is a multi-tasking move. It also has the added benefit of engaging and strengthening the core muscles, the hip muscles, and the lower back muscles.
WHY YOU SHOULD DO THE GLUTE BRIDGE
Learn how to properly perform the glute bridge 👉
Glute bridges work nearly every lower body muscle including glutes, quads, hamstrings, and calves as well as your core.
The strengthening of the glutes fuels more power, which enhances exercising on all other platforms.
WHAT MUSCLES DO THE GLUTE BRIDGES WORK?
Learn the 5 BEST Glute Bridge Variations 👉
ELEVATED GLUTE BRIDGE
Progression: Increase difficulty by adding resistance bands or weights, or by extending one leg out straight during the lift.
STRAIGHTENED LEGS GLUTE BRIDGE
Targets: glutes & hamstringsThe longer the legs, the more you will have to use your hamstrings.
SINGLE LEG GLUTE BRIDGE
Targets: single sided glute, hamstring, core & back Tighten your abdominal muscles to maintain proper form and protect your lower back.
SINGLE LEG GLUTE BRIDGE + LIFT & LOWER
Targets: single sided glute, hamstring, core & back Keep the extended leg parallel to the ground throughout the exercise.
MARCHING GLUTE BRIDGE
Targets: hamstrings, glutes, core & obliques Focus on keeping your hips level and avoid swaying or dropping them during the march movement.
SCREENSHOT THE VARIATIONS
1. ELEVATED FEET 2. STRAIGHT LEG GLUTE BRIDGE 3. SINGLE LEG GLUTE BRIDGE 4. SINGLE LEG GLUTE BRIDGE + LIFT & LOWER THE TOP LEG 5. MARCHING GLUTE BRIDGE
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