Barbell Hip Thrust

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Barbell Hip Thrust

Exercise Description

Main Target Muscles

Glutes

Secondary Target Muscles

Abs, Hamstrings

Workout Type

Strength

Gym Gear

Barbell

Fitness Level

Intermediate

Compound/Isolated 

Isolated

Power Move 

Push

Target Muscle: Glutes

Barbell Hip Thrust Overview

Barbell Hip Thrust is a variation of bodyweight hip thrust. It is an exercise especially formulated to focus on the glute muscles. It also targets hamstrings, quads, and calves as secondary muscles. 

This exercise works to help you get a bigger butt and build stronger glutes. Whether you are looking for leg workouts or full-body workouts, this exercise has some amazing advantages to help you attain your fitness goals. 

How to Do It

  1. Lie down with your torso facing up and keep the barbell on the crease of your hips.
  2. Squeeze your glutes and bridge up your hips.
  3. Lower the hips to the beginning position and repeat.

Barbell Hip Thrust Tips

  1. Make sure that you don’t arch your lower back when you extend your hips.
  2. Your body should be in a straight line from your shoulders to your knees.
  3. When you bridge your hips, you should keep them from dropping down.
  4. Do not make any movement in your lower back as you proceed with the exercise.

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