This is great for engaging your glutes. If you sit a lot at work or just in general, then it’s really crucial to work on strengthening your gluteal muscles.

Medicine ball glute lift

Weaknesses in these areas can cause referred leg, back, bad posture and even foot pain (for example some common conditions such as plantar fasciitis. Strong gluteal muscles are vital for overall posture and fitness.

How to

For this basic move, take a medicine ball and place it firmly between your knees. Raise your hips to the sky and then lower. Repeat this with a controlled movement for 10 to 15 reps. Avoid hyperextending your back.

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