Perfecting The Hip Thrust

Hip thrusts are an amazing tool to develop the hips, glutes and hamstrings. Most often it’s used in our Strength class as an assistance exercise. Bret Contreras “The Glute Guy” developed it in the 90’s. The hip thrust is a very effective way to enhance the size of the glutes for aesthetics, sprinting speed and horizontal jumping power. They are also a safe way to train the hip, glutes and hamstrings if suffering a knee injury and unable to squat. Here’s a 10 step breakdown on how to perform the hip thrust safely and get the most out of the movement.