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Banded Glute Activation Drills

When it comes to using bands as part of your movement prep or rehab/prehab for glute work, look no further than how the micro/mini and larger 41 inch bands can be used in the photos below.  Osteopath Heath Williams has shown a variety of different positions that the bands can be used with a lateral walk to engage glute activation.  From a clinical perspective I have found that some clients respond better with some of these than others.  I am not entirely sure why this happens, but I am always looking to find what works best for my clients and will enable them to achieve the goal of the exercise.

Glute Activation – Lateral Band Walk Around Feet

Feet Band Walk









Glute Activation – Lateral Band Walk Ankle

Ankle Band Walk









Glute Activation – Lateral Band Walk – Knee & Semi Squat Walk

Semi Squat Band Walk









Glute Activation – Monster Walk – Large Band

Monster Walk









This blog post was written by osteopath Heath Williams of Principle Four Osteopathy.

Principle Four Osteopathy is one of Melbourne City CBD and Docklands leading osteopathy clinics.  We provide a range of services that includes hands on manual therapy, exercise prescription for rehabilitation, strength and conditioning and performance, functional movement screening and ergonomic risk assessments.

If you would like to find out more about our practice, please check us out at www.principlefourosteopathy.com.   Appointments can be made by calling 03 9670 9290 or booking online at www.principlefourosteopathy.com.