Following on from the introduction to posture, a simple exercise for the glutes is the first of the demos. We’re talking about the muscles in your bum!
The exercise is called a bridge. Done correctly it will really switch your glutes on and help you to engage them during everyday activities.
The bridge will help with
- Developing and maintaining a correct gait
- Stabilising the pelvis and the knee
- Adopting good posture
- Helping to prevent other muscles from inappropriately carrying the load on hip extension and other movements
- Powerful movements in sports and other activities
That’s a decent list for such a simple exercise. Here’s the demo: