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Bye Bye Dead Butt: Overcome Dormant Butt Syndrome
Gotta dead butt?
Dormant Butt Syndrome happens when your glutes are weak and aren't activating right.
Usually caused by sitting for too long. When you sit a lot, your hip flexors tighten up preventing your glutes from firing on correctly.
Weak glutes can show up through back, hip, or knee pain.
How can you fix it?
-Avoid prolonged sitting
-Target the glutes
Here are some glute exercises you can do at home:
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Did You Know? Like Really Know…
You can improve your muscle activation before your workout.
What is muscle activation?
Your muscles' ability to turn on and work.
It has nothing to do with strength or endurance.
So if you can get your glutes to fire on before your workout, it's going to help you build strength.
Correct muscle activation also reduces the risk of injury.
So before you go into bridges, contract the glute in isolation.
Get in your bridge starting position. Press your heels into the floor. Focus on squeezing your glutes and holding. Do this without bringing your hips off the floor.
Could you feel your glutes firing on?
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