Bodyweight Hip Thrust (a.k.a. Back-Elevated Glute Bridge)
- Start with your shoulder blades against a bench, and your arms spread across it for stability.
- Take a big breath in, blow your air out fully, and brace your core.
- Squeeze your glutes, lift up your hips, and hold a second or two.
Herein, what are pelvic thrusts good for?
Barbell loaded Hip Thrusts are a great exercise to increase glute and pelvic floor strength. Lastly, don't be afraid to go heavy on an exercise like this because extra muscles in the glutes is hardly a look to shy away from. The barbell hip thrust will improve a man's bedroom performance in two primary ways.
Are hip thrusts a compound exercise?
Whilst exercises such as the barbell deadlift, squats, kickbacks and lunges are all efficient for glute training, one exercise that is commonly overlooked is the barbell hip thruster. The barbell hip thruster is a compound movement predominantly at the glutes section but also at the calves, hamstrings and lower back.
What does a hip raise work?
Key pointer: Your torso and hips should move as one unit. So the arch in your lower back should remain the same from start to finish. This way, you're primarily doing the work with your glutes, not your lower back and hamstrings. Put this exercise first in your routine, before you do any other lower body exercises.