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    What are some good hip strengthening exercises you guys use? Just try to make my squat better
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    deads or rackpulls, maybe?
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    Quote Originally Posted by waynaferd
    deads or rackpulls, maybe?
    I do deads but since I'm tall there's Not as much hip involvement that'll help my squat, I'll look up rackpulls thanks
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    Pretty much half deads LOL that's all I can think of that really involves a lot of hip movement.

    But maybe front squats or other types may help?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Santee View Post
    What are some good hip strengthening exercises you guys use? Just try to make my squat better
    that's a good question.

    deadlifts are my major hip excercise. sometimes ill throw in a little isolation like bicycle (aka air bike; also works abs) and the gym's hip abductor machine if i have time (not the most comfortable exercise, let me tell you.)

    I'm nearly 6 foot, and i have no problem doing deadlifts. i love em'. if you're really tall, try getting some 25lb plates(and bringing them to the gym) that have a huge diameter (so the plate hits the ground faster) and make sure to use them on the deadlifts. (i do it sometimes)
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    Im six feet tall, and my hips are quite involved in deads. Is your form on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JoHNnyNuTZ
    Im six feet tall, and my hips are quite involved in deads. Is your form on.
    Yeah my forms on, my deads are good, but I need hip work for my deep atg squats lol, I'm thinking good mornings?
    Lol were the same height, what's your morphology though? Deads come a lot easier for then squats
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    LOL...got caught up in the reading this thread I lost your origianl question..lol...yeh..I can pull more. My legs are naturally big though from being a bi ol boy. My knees just suck. I found that doing lighter higher rep ATG sqauts helped when i went on to heavier ones.( I mean in hip strength)

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    Cable hip pull throughs, barbell glute bridge, glute-ham raise, rumanian dead lifts, kettle bell swings (when done correctly) are some examples.

    Here's a really good article

    http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_...the_glute_myth

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    Are you sure it's your hips and not a weak core?
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    Good point, could be both, I'll post a video next time I do squats.
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    Hip thrusts, weighted with barbell on pelvis done them before and they work very well i do them a bit variation with one leg in the air so its single legged.

    Weighted hip thrusts - YouTube

    Now i know there mainly a glute exercise but i feel they have helped my hips aswell.
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    Hip thrusts, preferably one leg at a time, are one of my favorites. Also, call me crazy, but I do stairs on one leg up about three flights and it hits my glutes pretty hard. One leg box jumps work also.
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