What’s the Ideal Hip Thrust to Squat Ratio? (Solved!)

Hip Thrust to Squat Ratio

Who else wants to know the ideal hip thrust to squat ratio? I’m sure we can all agree that these are two of the finest lower body exercises out there. Plus, if you’re “all about the booty”, you definitely want to be performing both movements as regularly as you can. However, should you be able … Read more

What’s the Ideal Hip Thrust to Deadlift Ratio? (Explained!)

Hip Thrust to Deadlift Ratio

So, you want to know whether there’s an ideal hip thrust to deadlift ratio? Firstly, I have to say, there are few better exercises for your posterior chain. And typically if you throw squats into the mix, you have a fantastic all-round lower body workout. That being said, how do you know whether one exercise … Read more

Are Hip Thrusts on Leg Extension Machine Effective? (Explained!)

Are Hip Thrusts on Leg Extension Machine Effective

In the search for fantastic glutes you probably realise that you have to hip thrust. However, depending on your gym, you may not have the required equipment. This is why many gym-goers have turned to using the leg extension machine to perform hip thrusts. But, is the leg extension machine as effective as using a … Read more

How Do I Keep My Bench From Sliding During Hip Thrusts? (Solved!)

How Do I Keep My Bench From Sliding During Hip Thrusts

It may be the best glute exercise ever, but how do you keep the bench from sliding during hip thrusts? Let’s face facts, as great an exercise as they are, hip thrusts can be extremely awkward. This is especially true when it comes to getting yourself into the right position. However, this is typically made … Read more

Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Lower Back? (Solved!)

Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Lower Back

I can guarantee that you’re not the only one asking, “Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Lower Back?” In fact, as great an exercise as hip thrusts are, many of us typically experience discomfort or even pain when performing them. And unfortunately, this often occurs in the non-target muscles, such as the lower … Read more

Should I Do Hip Thrusts or Squats First? (Revealed!)

Should I Do Hip Thrusts or Squats First

You’d be hard-pushed to find two better exercises to train your glutes than hip thrusts and squats. In fact, if you wish to kick things up a notch or two you could always throw deadlifts into the mix as well. However, this always begs the question of which exercise you should be doing first in … Read more

Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Hamstrings? (6 Things You Should Do)

Why Do I Feel Hip Thrusts in My Hamstrings

I absolutely love hip thrusts, but fairly often, especially when fatigued, I tend to feel them in my hamstrings. Sound familiar? We all know that hip thrusts are probably the best glute exercise there is. However, there is a tendency to feel the movement in the hamstrings, as opposed to the glutes. The following tips … Read more