Functional Exercises for strengthening your Glute Medius (Butt Muscles) 0

Posted on 5, September 2013

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Functional Exercises for strengthening Glute Medius (Butt Muscles)

Following on from my previous blog on side lying leg raises being a good starting point for glute rehabilitation and muscle activation in a low load, low gravity I thought I might highlight just 4 functional based exercises to work further into the gluteus medius muscles.

 

1. Single leg squats/ Pistol Squats

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2. Single leg bridge

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3. Lateral Band Walking ‘Penguin Walks’

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4. One leg deadlift

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If you unsure of how to perform any of these exercises please seek advice from your local fitness professional who should be able to help you with your technique.

Perform 12-15 reps X 3 sets

 

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