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Bret Contreras - The Origins of the Hip Thrust All About Fitness

    • Health & Fitness

Walk into almost any gym or health in the WORLD (trust me, I do) and you will see at least one young woman draped over a bench awkwardly balancing a barbell across her hips as she attempts to do the Hip Thrust - one of the most effective exercises for helping improve sprint speed.
Wait, what? Is that why all of those young women are lying on their backs pressing barbells into the air with their hips, it's to improve their ten-meter acceleration?
Most likely not, but research on the Hip Thrust has produced some interesting evidence to suggest that the exercise is great for performance as well as appearance. On this episode of All About Fitness, Bret Contreras, PhD, drops by to share how he got the idea for creating the Hip Thrust exercise; in addition, we talk about the benefits of the exercise and what the research data is showing. Be prepared to learn All About the Hip Thrust with the Glute Guy, Bret Contreras!
Visit Bret online: https://bretcontreras.com
Follow Bret on Instagram: @BretContreras1
To learn about the types of exercise that can enhance your quality of life, pick up a copy of
Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple
If you're like me and are over the age of 45, follow my Instagram feed to learn great workout routines that can work for you:
@PeteMcCall_fitness
Visit the sponsor of All About Fitness:
Terra Core - The versatile workout platform that was rated one of the "must have" home workout products by Men's Health magazine! Use code AAF to save 25% on the purchase of a Terra Core.
To see the Terra Core in action, go to the Instagram page:
@terracorefitness 
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Walk into almost any gym or health in the WORLD (trust me, I do) and you will see at least one young woman draped over a bench awkwardly balancing a barbell across her hips as she attempts to do the Hip Thrust - one of the most effective exercises for helping improve sprint speed.
Wait, what? Is that why all of those young women are lying on their backs pressing barbells into the air with their hips, it's to improve their ten-meter acceleration?
Most likely not, but research on the Hip Thrust has produced some interesting evidence to suggest that the exercise is great for performance as well as appearance. On this episode of All About Fitness, Bret Contreras, PhD, drops by to share how he got the idea for creating the Hip Thrust exercise; in addition, we talk about the benefits of the exercise and what the research data is showing. Be prepared to learn All About the Hip Thrust with the Glute Guy, Bret Contreras!
Visit Bret online: https://bretcontreras.com
Follow Bret on Instagram: @BretContreras1
To learn about the types of exercise that can enhance your quality of life, pick up a copy of
Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple
If you're like me and are over the age of 45, follow my Instagram feed to learn great workout routines that can work for you:
@PeteMcCall_fitness
Visit the sponsor of All About Fitness:
Terra Core - The versatile workout platform that was rated one of the "must have" home workout products by Men's Health magazine! Use code AAF to save 25% on the purchase of a Terra Core.
To see the Terra Core in action, go to the Instagram page:
@terracorefitness 
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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