Coaches, trainers, and physical therapists have told runners to strengthen their cores—the torso muscles that support every move. In this video, we will be talking about how to get stronger and better looking gluteus muscles.
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In a nutshell:
When we run, our gluteus hold our pelvis level and steady, extend our hips, propel us forward, and keep our legs, pelvis, and torso aligned. Benefits Of Having A Stronger and Better Looking Gluteus Muscles Having weak or underdeveloped gluteus muscle can have detrimental effects on your posture, as they are part of your body`s stabilization system. When your gluteus muscles aren`t properly toned, your latissimus dorsi overcompensates, pulling the torso and shoulders out of their proper position.
If your hip flexors are stronger than your gluteus muscle, they can pull your pelvis into an unnatural alignment. When your gluteus muscles are weak, they may not be able to perform their main function: hip extension. This can lead to pain and compression in the lumbar spine, hips, and knees. Strengthening these muscles is extremely important when trying to protect your body from injuries.
Strong gluteus muscle helps decrease the risk of injury during exercises like deadlift by taking some of the pressure off your lower back. Protect these muscles by strengthening your gluteus muscle through exercises like hip thrusts, single leg deadlifts, and clam shells. Not only do strong gluteus muscles decrease your risk of injury, they can also help improve your overall athletic performance. High performance sports require you to have strong gluteus muscle and hip extensors in order to achieve the best results.
In order to strengthen these muscles, try adding some lower body strength training or going for a run. Your gluteus muscle helps control the movement of the pelvis, hips, legs, and torso. The gluteus muscle helps slow down the flexion of your hips which helps counteract the downward pull of gravity. Your gluteus muscle helps to stabilize the pelvis and movement in the hip joint.
Therefore, having strong gluteus muscle means that your lower back doesn`t bear the full force of your motion. Using a roller to properly stretch and massage your glute muscles can help promote better movement of the pelvis, hips, and legs. Glute Exercises For Stronger and Better Looking Gluteus Muscles Next, while in the same position, lean to the right of your body, checking to see if the left hip dips. Then lean to the left and see if the right hip dips.
Tight hip flexors can inhibit the firing of glute muscles. Start standing then take a big step forward with your left leg. Bend left knee so that hip, knee, and ankle form 90-degree angles and lower right knee to floor. Keeping left leg straight, no bend in knee, raise right hip directly upward and then use hip and core to lower right foot below the step.
Shift weight to your right leg, then keeping your shoulders back and your back straight, hinge at the hips and reach your hands toward the ground as your left leg swings back behind you. Place hands on hips for balance and shift weight to left leg by bending right knee. In a slow, controlled motion, draw the right knee toward the chest against the band`s resistance, then back to the starting position.
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