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. Resistance band side steps, battle rope reverse lunges and forward leg hip swings are related exercise that target the same muscle groups as barbell hip thrusts. Visit our directory for more exercises.
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