Bridge with Glute Lower Lift

Isolating the glutes while releasing the hip flexors can help relieve back pain as well as improve leg function.

Step by step instructions

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Exercise Steps 1

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Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat.

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Exercise Steps 2

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Roll into a bridge.

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Exercise Steps 3

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Release your hips to lower your pelvis two inches from the floor.

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Exercise Steps 4

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Squeeze your glutes and lift your pelvis back to your bridge position. Repeat for 10 reps.

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Exercise Steps 5

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Lower your spine to the floor, one vertebrae at a time.

Mistakes and Tips

  1. To modify, use a block between your knees and practice holding a bridge while lifting one foot at a time off the mat.
  2. Corrects glute imbalances through training.