I know you squat. That’s good, no really, it’s great. But are you tired of doing them? If you are, we totally understand and can relate. So here’s 8 moves that will mix your workout up a bit. These exercises target all the muscles in your glutes and hamstrings and will give you a fitter, firmer butt. Are you ready to look even sexier in those skinny jeans?

1: Single Leg Hip Raise

  • Lie face-up on the floor with your left knee bent and your right leg straight.
  • Raise your right leg until it’s in line with your left thigh.
  • (A) Push your hips upward, keeping your right leg elevated.
  • (B) Pause, then slowly lower your body and leg back to the start position.
  • Complete the prescribed number of repetitions with your left leg, then switch and do the same number with your right leg.

2. Swiss Ball Hip Raise and Leg Curl

  • Lie face-up on the floor and place your lower legs and heels on a Swiss ball.
  • (A) Push your hips up so that your body forms a straight line from your shoulders to your knees.
  • (B) Without pausing, pull your heels toward you and roll the ball as close as possible to your butt.
  • (C) Pause for 1 or 2 seconds, then reverse the motion, by rolling the ball back until your body is in a straight line.
  • Lower your hips back to the floor

 

3. Barbell Dead-lift

Written by jale