Nobody likes to be uncomfortable. We all have to face some necessary discomfort, especially during a serious workout, but, when given the choice, we’ll do what we can to be comfortable.
As an experienced trainer, fitness consultant, and author, Kellie Davis knows the importance of reducing unnecessary discomfort when working out. Today, she’s here to show you her tips for a more comfortable hip thrust!
Discover Kellie’s tips in the video below:
Here’s a recap of Kellie’s advice:
- Eliminate bar-on-bone friction – To eliminate the discomfort of bar-on-bone friction, place the bar between your hip bone and your pubic bone. This position may cause some soreness at first, but your body will adjust.
- Push the bar against your leg – When in position, the bar should rest in the crux of your leg. To keep it in the crux, push the bar against your leg; don’t let it roll toward your hip bone.
- Use a bar pad – When you hip thrust heavier weights, consider using a bar pad to eliminate discomfort. But remember to place the opening of the bar pad away from your body.
Ready for more tips from Kellie?
Kellie knows that a little extra comfort can go a long way in a workout, but she also knows the importance of an intense workout!
With her clients’ needs in mind, Kellie designed the 12-week Bodyweights and Bands program to help women build foundational strength, mobility, and stability regardless of their fitness level.
When you join the Bodyweights and Bands program, you will receive time-efficient, full-body workouts each month, video tutorials, and direct contact with Kellie and the Fit Thrive team!
Video credit: Kellie Davis