GLUTEUS MINIMUS

8 BEST EXERCISES

Try these 8 gluteus medius exercises to improve hip stability and prevent back pain.

Sitting down most of the day?

Lie on your side and tap your toe to the front and back corners of your mat.

RAINBOW TOE TAPS

In side plank, lower your hip to the floor and squeeze to lift it up high.

SIDE PLANK  HIP DIPS

In side plank or modified side plank, lift and lower your top leg. Don't wobble!

SIDE PLANK HIP ABDUCTION

Lie on your mat in bridge position with one leg up. Press through your heel to drive your hips up and slowly return down.

SINGLE LEG GLUTE BRIDGE

In high plank, tap your toe out to the side and back to plank. Use a slider for a smoother movement.

PLANK HIP ABDUCTION

On your hands and knees, lift and lower one knee to the side. Keep your core engaged for stability.

FIRE HYDRANT

Work those glutes by stepping back into a curtsy position, then press through your heel to return to standing.

CURTSY LUNGE

My favorite hip stability exercise! Keep your feet together as you open and close your knees.

CLAMSHELLS

Add in glute activation exercises 2-3 times per week & remember to stretch!

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