Boost Your Fitness Levels With Strong Glutes
With so much focus on building strong biceps or getting flat and toned abs, many neglect training one of the most important areas of the body that plays a crucial role in enhancing overall fitness of the body i.e. glutes. Yes, here’s why allocating quality time for training your glutes is important.
For Your Posture
Weak glutes mean that an extra pressure will be exerted on your hips while performing some exercises and that could result in an unnatural arch of your back during the movement. For any exercise, posture and alignment is important and having strong glutes will ensure that you get that right.
Better Fitness Performance
It actually goes without saying! With strong glutes, you will be able to perform a wide range of exercises and athletic activities with greater efficiency and speed. Your endurance will be higher and you will be able to work longer hours without getting tired easily.
Lowered Risk of Injuries
Your glutes will greatly support the surrounding parts including knees, hips, and back. If you neglect training your glutes, it takes a greater toll on these areas of the body resulting in unwanted injuries while performing certain exercises and we don’t want that, do we?
Here are some effective exercises to enhance your glute strength
- Glute Bridges
- Lunges (Reverse and Low-Lateral)
- Glute Kick-Backs
- Hip Thrusts (Bodyweight)
- Leg Lifts
- Barbell Glute Bridges
- Barbell Hip-Thrust
- Barbell Deadlift
- Walking Dumbbell Lunges
- Cable Kick-Backs