HOW TO USE HIP BANDS

HOW TO USE HIP BANDS

Excessive isolation workouts are never the option if you want a tightened and toned butt. These wrong approaches result in not only the fatigue of the muscle groups but also Injuries in some cases! To correctly sculpt your butt, you need more efficient workout options; and that includes the usage of Hip Bands. DMoose Fitness has extended its line of fitness products with their Hip Bands to aid you in this venture of getting that picture-perfect booty. Available in a range of sizes and plethora of colors, our Hip Band is made with odor-resistant fabric and heavy-duty pure elastic to ensure workout comfort and a rubber grip to maximize elastic durability. Its dual stitching and rip-resistant

BENEFITS OF USING HIP BANDS 

  • Cost-Effective 
  • Easy to use, versatile, and customizable for strength and ability 
  • They are light-weight and occupy no space. Hence, they are space-efficient. 
  • Challenge your muscle groups and add variety to your exercises. 
  • Their double stitching and rip-resistant material make them highly durable and safe. 
  • They effectively shape and tone your glutes.

EXERCISES TO STRENGTHEN YOUR GLUTES AND TONE YOUR HIPS: 

01 SQUAT JACKS

01 SQUAT JACKS

This exercise targets your glutes, quads, and calves. To prepare for this exercise, place your DMoose hip band above your knees and get into an almost squat. Keep your legs hip-width apart, toes pointed out and jump. Return to the starting position and you have got yourself done with 1 rep. keep your head and back aligned properly throughout the exercise and try to repeat the reps as quickly as possible. 

02 HIP BRIDGES

02 HIP BRIDGES

This exercise targets your glute and hamstrings. Wear the band above your knees and lie on your back with your feet hip-width apart and flat on the floor. Keep your palms down on the floor, squeeze your heels in and lift your pelvis off the ground until a 90-degree angle is made with your knees. You will now be in a ‘bridge’ position. Return to the starting position and repeat. Try to push your knees out against the resistance of your DMoose Hip Bands to keep your body properly aligned throughout the workout.

03 SINGLE LEG STANDS

It strengthens and engages the quad and glutes. Start with placing your DMoose Hip Band above your knees and sit on the edge of any seating where your knees are bent at a 90-degree angle while you are seated. Tilt forward such that your chest is above your hips. Lift one foot off the floor and stand up on the other leg until it is fully extended. Return to the seated position to complete one rep. Repeat with the opposite leg.

04 ONE AND ONE QUARTER SQUATS

04 ONE AND ONE QUARTER SQUATS

This exercise strengthens the glute, quads, hamstrings and hip-abductor muscles. Place the band above your knees and get into a squat until your knees make 90 degrees. Rise a bit, but not completely and get back into the squat before rising altogether completely. It should resemble a mini-squat within a squat.

05 MODIFIED SIDE PLANK LEG LIFTS

05 MODIFIED SIDE PLANK LEG LIFTS

Alongside the glutes, this exercise targets the oblique muscles as well. Place the resistance band above your knees.get in the starting position, which according to the name is a side plank. Keep your left leg flexed and your right leg straight such that your left elbow, left knee, and right foot touch the ground. Lift your right leg while keeping your body straight and engaging the glutes. Return to the starting position. Perform all the reps on one side, then switch to the other side.

06 DONKEY KICK

06 DONKEY KICK

Though it has a weird name, this exercise is amongst the best. It torches your glutes and hamstrings. Wear your DMoose Hip band above your knees. Get on all fours and align your back and hips such that you make a right angle with your legs. While making sure not to round your back, lift your left heel to stretch the band. Return to the starting position. Do all reps on one side and then switch to the other side.

07 SQUAT WITH SIDE RISE

Like any squat, this exercise targets your glutes and thighs. Begin with the hip band above your knees, feet shoulder-width apart and toes slightly outwards. Get in a squat position. When you return from it raise your left leg up to the side. Bring the leg down and get back into a squat again. This completes one rep. now you either do the same with the left leg or perform the desired repetitions with the right leg and then switch to the left.

08 JUMP SQUAT

The jump squat targets your glutes and thighs. Keep the hip band above your knees, your feet shoulder-width apart, toes slightly outward. sink to perform a squat, then rise into a jump and land onto the balls of your feet. Now you can either stand up in between or continue with the desired number of reps.

09 FIRE HYDRANT

09 FIRE HYDRANT

This exercise targets your glutes and hamstrings muscles. Wear the hip band above your knees and get down on all fours. Keep your back and hips aligned and make a right angle with your legs. Start the exercise by moving your left leg out, while the rest of the body should stay in place and not move. This completes one rep. Do the desired or instructed number of reps on this side and then switch to the other side and do the same.

10 CLAM SHELLS

10 CLAM SHELLS

This exercise strengthens the glutes and obliques. Place your DMoose Hip Band above your knees. Lie on your side and bend your knees at a 90-degree angle. Support your torso on your lower arm and place your upper arm palms down on the ground in front of you. Engage your core and raise your top knee over to the ceiling; then gradually bring your knee back down to complete one rep. repeat as many times as you see fit.


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