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Barbell Hip Thrust

Lower body, hip-up

Coach's Tips

It's a workout that can effectively build up your hip muscles!

How to

Starting Position

1. Sit on the ground with your upper back against a flat bench. 2. Position a barbell across your hips so that it is resting on your glutes. 3. Place your feet flat on the floor about hip-width apart, or slightly wider if comfortable.

Proper Form

1. Press through your feet and squeeze your glutes to lift the barbell off the ground. 2. Continue to press until your hips are fully extended. 3. Lower the barbell back to the starting position.

Breathing Technique

1. Inhale as you lower the barbell. 2. Exhale as you lift the barbell up.

Precautions

1. Make sure to keep your core engaged throughout the exercise. 2. Keep your neck and spine in a neutral position. 3. Don_ allow your hips to dip too low when lowering the barbell.

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