How do you fix weak gluteus medius?
- Standing Squats (Perform this exercise with a versa loop band resistance)
- Monster Walks (Perform this exercise while using a versa loop band)
- Side lying clam shells (This can be done as bodyweight clams or with using a versa loop band)
What happens if your glute medius is weak?
When these muscles are weak, you overcompensate by using the muscles in your back to stabilize your body. This adds stress, pressure and tension to the low back, thus increasing the load on the spine, and creating gluteus medius pain and significant discomfort.
Which pose is best to activate strengthen gluteus medius?
The highest gluteus medius activation was recorded during Half Moon Pose on the lifted/back leg (41.8% MVIC), followed by Warrior Three Pose on the lifted/back leg (41.6% MVIC).