Fire Hydrants

Exercise for glute muscles and core muscles

Fire Hydrant Illustration

Exercise execution guide

Starting position

Get down onto the mat. Position yourself on your hands and knees. Place your hands directly under your shoulders and your knees right under your hips.


Keeping your back flat and core engaged, lift one leg out to the side keeping the knee bent. Pause and return to the starting position. Repeat with the opposite leg.

Equipment Required


Main muscles

This exercise is not a strengthening movement, but one that can be utilized for stretching and warming up at the beginning of your workout. These are the main muscles you’ll be stretching: Glute Muscles

Secondary muscles

Core Muscles