7 Exercises to Strengthen Your Hips

By Corey Beasley

Whether you wrestle, roll jiu jitsu, box, or fight, your hips are involved.

Standing, striking, going for a takedown, scrambling, throwing, sweeping, escaping...it all involves the hips.

Having good mobility in the hips is important, but this week, we brought in Bret Contreras, to show us some of his favorite exercises to strengthen the hips.

This stuff is absolute GOLD for fighters and grapplers!

Quadruped Leg Swings

Band Kneeling Hip Thrusts

Standing Band Hip Thrust

Back Extensions

Glute Ham Raise

Single Leg Hip Thrust

Hip Thrust