How to Complete the Hip Drop

It’s all in the hips.

For anyone with knee, or hip pain, this one is a MUST. We know it may not be the “coolest” exercises, but it’s important. It all starts with a solid foundation at the hips! Everyone loves doing their squats, but we always forget about these deeper muscles that sit underneath our larger glute max muscles.

This is why the hip drop can do wonders for your hips. Everything we do as humans in our day to day lives involves our legs moving directly in front, or behind our bodies. That means we can lose the rotational control of the hip and knee. Here is exactly how to complete the hip drop exercise for glute strength.  

Exercise
Stand upright on one leg, making sure to keep your hip level. From here slowly drop down on your opposite side towards the floor and then use your powerful glutes on the stance side to bring your hips back up to level. Rinse and repeat. Look at you, your doing those hip drops all on your own!

 

Time

Complete 6-8 reps per set for a total of 3 sets. 

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