10 home gym equipment items to target your glutes

January 31, 2024 3 min read

10 home gym equipment items to target your glutes

 Gym Equipment to Inspire you to workout your Glutes

 When it comes to building strong and toned glutes, have  the right glutes  training equipment can make all the difference. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or a beginner looking to sculpt your backside, investing in the right home gym equipment is essential. We have put forward our current top 10 home gym equipment options either specifically designed or can be used to target and strengthen your glutes.


1. Glute Bands

Relatively inexpensive glute bands are versatile and effective tools for glute activation and strengthening. They provide constant tension throughout the entire range of motion, making your glute muscles work harder. Incorporate exercises like glute bridges and lateral band walks into your routine for optimal results.

 2. Hip Thrust Bench

A hip thrust bench is specifically designed to target the glutes and hamstrings. It allows you to perform hip thrusts with proper form and stability, maximizing glute activation. Start with bodyweight hip thrusts and gradually add weights for progressive overload.


3. Barbell

A barbell is a versatile piece of equipment that can be used for various glute exercises, such as squats and deadlifts. It allows you to lift heavier weights, promoting muscle growth and strength development in the glutes. For maximum versatility consider the Bowflex Adjustable Barbell and Curl Bar


4. Kettlebell

Kettlebells are excellent for glute-focused exercises like kettlebell swings and goblet squats. They provide an added challenge to your workouts, engaging multiple muscle groups, including the glutes, for a more effective workout.


5. Bowflex Max Trainer 

The Bowflex Max Trainer incorporates a variety of movements that engage the glute muscles. The stepping motion activates the glutes, while the elliptical-like motion targets the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus. Additionally, the Max Trainer offers adjustable resistance levels, allowing you to increase the intensity of your glute workout as you progress. For more info on the Benefits of the Bowflex Max Trainer

6. Stability Ball

A Stability Ball can be used to perform exercises that target the glutes, such as stability ball hamstring curls and glute bridges. It adds an element of instability, forcing your glutes to work harder to maintain balance.

7. Step Box / Deck

A Step-Up Box is a simple yet effective tool for glute activation. Performing step-ups with proper form engages the glutes and helps improve strength and stability. Start with a lower height and gradually increase as you progress.


8. Glute Builder

Glute Training foam box that can be used to perform over 30 different free exercises using free weights of your choice. It is manufactured to the highest standards and is ASTM certified. It is ideal for personal training, small group classes, and all users. Exercises can be performed with just body weight or resistance bands to begin, then progressed with the addition of weights for a more advanced option, using the Glutebuilder® Box Pro.

9.Stair Climber

A Stair Climber mimics the motion of climbing stairs, making it an excellent choice for targeting your glutes. This equipment engages your glute muscles as you step up and down, providing a challenging and effective workout. The ever popular Stairmaster has been updated with the Stairmaster 4G Gauntlet


10. Glute Ham Developer

A glute ham developer machine is designed to target the glutes, hamstrings, and lower back. It allows for exercises like glute ham raises and Russian twists, which engage the glutes and promote overall lower body strength. Consider the Jordan Glute Ham Developer (GHD) as shown above in either Grey or Black.

Concluding thoughts

Remember, consistency and proper form are key when using home gym equipment for glute training. Start with lighter weights or resistance and gradually increase as you get stronger. Consult with a fitness professional to ensure you are using the equipment correctly and safely. With the right equipment and dedication, you can achieve your glute goals from the comfort of your own home.




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