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F.I.T. Tips: How to Activate Your Glutes!

With Gavin Buehler

There is no denying the importance of glute engagement for back and postural stabilization. Health professionals will often prescribe exercises to help restore glute awareness and engagement patterns. These exercises are great, but often people still find it difficult really feel their glutes. In many cases small tweaks and modifications to the typically recommended movements are needed to tailor the exercise on an individual basis.

For this month’s F.I.T. Tip I wanted to share an easy modification to the frequently prescribed hip bridge that creates a little more glute isolation and seems to work for many people. The video below provides a demonstration and explanation. Enjoy!

As always, the video below is for entertainment and educational purposes only. Please consult a health professional before attempting new exercises or protocols, as the following suggestions may or may not be appropriate for you.

I hope you find this information helpful. Any feedback or comments are welcome through If you have a topic you would like discussed, let us know!


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