BARBELL GLUTE BRIDGE
WORKS: Core, glutes
Lie faceup on floor or mat with knees bent 90 degrees. Place a barbell across the front of your hips, just below your waistline, and hold it in place with palms down.
Lift hips off the floor, forming a straight line from knees to shoulders; keep toes off the floor, pushing through heels.
Slowly lower back down, but stop just before glutes touch floor.
Do 3 sets of 20 reps.
INVERTED SMITH MACHINE PRESS
WORKS: Glutes, hamstrings, quadriceps
Place a weight on both ends of the bar of a Smith machine and lower it to about hip height, with safety arms fully engaged.
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