Glute Bridge
Branch Fitness
Category: Legs

Glute bridges are a body weight exercise to target your glutes and hamstrings.


Isolate and build strength in your glutes and hamstrings with body weight glute bridges. There are several additional methods to perform the exercise, including adding a barbell across your hips, or performing the exercise one leg at a time.

Step 1

Start by lying down with your back flat against the ground and your arms slightly out from your side for support.

Step 2

Bend your knees and bring your heels as close to your backside as possible to begin the starting position.

Step 3

Keep your heels in place drive your hips up from your heels.  Keep your back straight and shoulders on the ground.

Step 4

Fully extend your hips and squeeze your glutes at the top of the lift to fully activate the tension in your glutes and hamstrings.

Step 5

Slowly lower your hips back to the starting position.

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