Barbell Hip Thrust


How to perform the exercise

  1. 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.
  2. Focusing the tension in the glutes, raise your hips skyward, moving the bar up with you.
  3. Pause when you feel the contraction in your glutes then slowly lower yourself to the starting position.

CAUTION: Pay special attention to using proper form while performing this exercise.

Exercise Tips

  • Carefully control breathing on this exercise.