Glute activation has been all the rage for the past 18 years, but did you know that it’s not supposed to be a workout? It’s merely a warm-up, and the evidence is mixed as to whether or not it improves subsequent performance. In this video, I discuss the history and review the research pertaining to low load gluteal activation, mention some anecdotes, and share with you my conclusion. In addition, Bro Bret makes another appearance! Below are the study links mentioned in the video:

Fisher Published Study

Parr Published Study

Barry Published Study

Healy & Harrison Published Study

Cochrane Published Study

Crow Published Study

Comyns Published Study

Sander Published Study

Harrison Published Study

Gallego-Izquierdo Published Study

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