Barbell Hip Thrusts
- Sit on a padded surface with your legs out in front of you and the knees bent. Make sure your back is against a secured bench. Lay a barbell across your lap.
- Focusing the tension in the glutes, raise your hips skyward, moving the bar up with you.
- Pause when you feel the contraction in your glutes then slowly lower yourself to the starting position.
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Barbell hip thrusts is a gym work out exercise that targets glutes & hip flexors and also involves abs. Refer to the illustration and instructions above for how to perform this exercise correctly. Lying side leg lifts / lateral raises / hip abductors / adductors, weighted glute bridges and resistance band clam shells are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as barbell hip thrusts. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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