Exercise & FitnessWeak glutes? Painful hips? Try this hip exercise – the sidelying fire hydrant Al Wallace3 years ago461 mins Have weak hips and weak glutes? Want to strengthen your gluteus medius and gluteus maximus?… source Post navigation Previous: Japanese Massage #MassageHot04 | Hot Sexy Girl Japan Massage Body with Hands in RoomNext: I TRIED CROSSFIT FOR THE FIRST TIME 46 thoughts on “Weak glutes? Painful hips? Try this hip exercise – the sidelying fire hydrant” Thank you for sharing. I tried this before bed and the next morning I was feeling it in my glute area. The second morning my hips felt the best they have felt in over a year. The third morning I can do a proper lunge I have never been able to do a lunge before. I have never felt my glutes before this exercise I assume they needed to be woke up. Thank you again. Reply This is the best video I have come across in this. Thank you for specifically addressing the mistakes! Reply Excellent video Reply These are good but I need something more sportive/active. I spent about 6 months watching physiotherapists videos and trying to do things right then, I watched some "booty" videos (Celamarr and Chloe Ting and Mish Choi) and they were pumping out hundreds of hydrants and bridges. I tried that and after 5 days my hip instability has gone! My form is still really bad. So please would you do this to some pop music and show us a few hundred. Ah….I just got to the end where we are told that there is too much opportunity to cheat in the quadruped version. Certainly. I am cheating like crazy. I will try some side lying hydrants. Reply What muscles does this workout? Reply why is it called tha6t lkol Reply Wow! Just did this and I feel my glutes being activated, especially w the ankle weights. Reply Would this help with SI joint and surrounding muscles? Reply Omg thank you very much! Now i can feel my left glute!!! Reply Yes! ! I've tried so many other techniques to activate my left glute and this has been the most helpful! Felt a good cramp in my glute which Is more than I've felt with that side in awhile! Reply will this help me with anterior pelvic tilt??? Reply There are several components to relieving back pain pain naturally. One resource I found which successfully combines these is the Fergs pain ease (check it out on google) without a doubt the no.1 blueprint i've seen. look at the super information . Reply Excellent, thank you! Reply Feels great. Reply Thanks for this ! Reply I feel alot of burning in my tfl ugh 🙁 Reply I can't feel stretch in glutes rather I feel it in my lower thigh hopes this progression works will tell after 2 weeks if I feel my glutes or not Reply I love the different camera angles you showed. thank you Reply This version that you teach of the side lying leg raise single-handedly got my glutes to engage and I swear is helped with my ankle pain. Used it to rehab my gluteus medias from an ankle sprain two years ago. Now I’m doing it on the other leg since I found an imbalance from rehab. Honestly, sounds exaggerated, but this exercise changed my life. Whenever I can’t feel my glutes while doing hip thrusts or squats, or my knee starts not tracking perfectly over my toes, I do this exercise and the problem is fixed. Thank you so much! To your last point, putting your hand to the glute medius really helps btw. And yes but cramping is my favorite, that means I know I’m hitting the target muscle. I do like 100 on the side I’m trying to get better engagement/grow/develop Reply Great video! How many sets and reps do you recommend? Reply This is brillant!!!👍🙏🏻 Reply Omfg!!!!! I love you can finally feel my butt burning Reply How is it different from the clamshell exercise / tutorial u have suggested in a different video? Aren't they targeting the same muscles? Is this a progression of the clamshell or targets different muscles? Reply Looks like great exercise, my left gluten is way under developed so should I be lying on my right and lifting the left leg to work on this really weak muscle set. Reply How many sets/reps do you recommend and how many times a day? Thanks, great video 👏 Reply you give very good cues in this video. thank you for giving so much detail into the movement Reply i really overcame my hip pain using this moves thanks Reply Forget the thumbs up or down, give me a big❤️ Reply Hi Vincent, I am viewing from Australia. Thanks for sharing. Will be using this for glutes exercises. Reply Vincent this a really great exercise, hopefully it will help with my lower back pain. How many reps/sets would you recommend? Thanks.. Reply Is there a way to strengthen glute med without separating the legs beyond a hips width apart (because it revs up my SI joint pain)? Reply Started doing this and it’s the first time I’ve felt my glutes in a look time! Hoping this will fix my weak ass glutes x Reply I have tight hips & pain in my glutes. Should I do this exercise or work on my glutes? Reply When I do this exercise (or other booty exercises) my other hip always hurts. For instance when I’m doing this exercise and lying on my left hip and moving my right leg, my left hip hurts. Do you know how to resolve this? Reply Thanks for the great video! Reply Awesome!! I love the tips and pitfalls ! Great job performing and explaining…. Super clear 🙌👏👏 Reply Thank u, finally I feel my gluteus medius firing Reply Thank you for sharing mate ! Love it really, keep up with good work Reply I do this and calmshell correctly but they make my hips painful. What could be the reason? Reply Excellent video. Very helpful. Great instruction and photos. I have painful hip abduction, so I can only raise so far without pain. I found the progressions most helpful. Seems like the leg is slightly internally rotated thru-out. Reply Great video with thorough explanations… thank you! Reply Fantastic, thank you so much for this! Extremely helpful! Reply I just subscribed to your channel. I have very weak left hip and glutes that have caused terrible pain all the way to my outer ankle( nerve pain) especially sitting. I have viewed several videos of yours and your teaching method is just excellent. Showing the right and wrong way is so helpful. Just wanted to give you a big thank you Reply Great video. Could you do a video about an exercise like this that can be done standing, especially at a track or soccer field? This looks like a great warm up for running but I definitely don't want to lie down in these places. Thanks. Reply This is such a great, thorough video! Thank you Vincent, wish I was closer, would love to train with you! Reply He looks so different Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. 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