Barbell Hip Raise

Posted by FitClick
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 at 1:55pm filed under Thighs

Calories Burned:  442 calories per hour   (based on a body weight of 150 lbs.)
Primary Muscles Trained:  Gluteus Maximus
Secondary Muscles Trained:  Biceps Femoris (Hamstrings), Lower Rectus Abdominis
Start: Sit on the floor with your shoulder blades against a bench, your knees bent, and your feet flat. Place a barbell across your hips.

Movement: Squeezing your glutes, raise your hips so your body forms a straight line from your shoulders to your knees. Push against the floor with your heels, not your toes. Pause for up to 5 seconds in the up position, then lower your body back to the starting position.
Tags:  hip raise, barbell, core, butt lift

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