Butt Workouts: 5 Exercises to Tone the Area
Are you looking for butt workouts? Well, we’ve collected 5 routines that may help you tone your butt.
Everybody wants a firm and butt, who does not anyway? It is rather very simple and most of us are just too sulky and lazy to get our butts off and put some work. Our fat is a combination of little fats and a lot of muscles. Getting those muscles working is essentially the key to getting your butt toned. There are lots of key exercises out there that highlights the point of your butt muscles to keep it toned. These five key exercises are the most basic butt workouts that you can do.
The Bridges Exercise
The Bridge exercise is the most basic butt exercise that you can do even at the comforts of your home. It targets the muscles of your butt and gives it an even lift. You can do as many reps as you want as long as the session is twice a day. These are the bridge’s variations that you can do.
Lie on a comfortable spot with your knees bent fully. Your feet should be planted firmly on the ground. Gently lift your hips until you can feel your butt exert an effort. Then, gently lower your butt on the ground. Do this rep as many as you can. Do it as a session, twice a day.
Lie on your back with the same usual position but this time, keep your right foot straight. Then as you lift your hip and your butt up, your straighten right foot should also be lifted. Hold the position still for 10 seconds and bring your hips and leg down. Do this rep as many as you can. Do it as a session, twice a day.
The Dumbbell Exercise
Dumbbells may be small but they sure are effective in toning your butt. Some say that the results show even faster in this type of exercise. You can buy your own dumbbells so you can do the exercise at the comforts of your home or borrow the dumbbells on your gym but you have to exercise in that area.
Stand straight up. Bend down your knees until you can feel an effort in your butt muscle area then pick up the dumbbells as you stand up again. Repeat as many as you want. Do it as a session, twice a day.
Stand up straight. As you bend, lift your other foot behind, all the while, while carrying dumbbells in your hands. Do this exercise carefully but precisely, you do not want to injure yourself in this exercise. Repeat as many as you want. Then, do the exercise again but this time, use your other foot as the lifted one behind. Again, Repeat as many as you want in vice versa. Do it as a session, twice a day.
Good Old Squats
Squats are probably the easiest if not, the simplest kind of butt exercise that you can do. It requires no devices whatsoever and you can do it almost anywhere. It is easy in a way, where it only requires one movement. However, simple as it may seem, squats are also one of the fastest ways of toning your butts, minus the cost of gym working areas.
Stand up straight with your feet comfortably wide apart. Make sure to keep your feet planted firmly on the ground. Slowly squat down. Make sure that your knees are not bending forward. You should trust your heel to do all the supporting and not your toes. Then stand back up again and repeat. Repeat as many as you want. Do it as a session, twice a day.
Keep your position similar to the first version of a squat. But as you are squatting down, move slightly up and down, as if you are pulsing. Repeat as many as you want. Do it as a session, twice a day.
Keep your position similar to the first version of a squat. Then squat down, as you are preparing to stand up, replace it by jumping away with your arms extending away from your body. Think like a frog jumping away from a lily. Repeat as many as you want. Do it as a session, twice a day.
Like the squats, a lunge is one of the simplest and easiest ways of toning your body. This exercise also focuses on the muscles of your butt and keeps them working.
Stand straight with your feet firmly planted on the ground. Keep your feet comfortably wide apart. Keep your toes pointing forward and then do a lunge by stepping forward with your one feet. Go back to your original position and then do the exercise again but with your other feet. Repeat as many as you want. Do it as a session, twice a day.
Stand straight and keep your feet firmly on the ground. Extend your arms straightforward and keep your toes firmly pointed forward. Then, squat. Repeat the exercise as many as you want it to be. Do it as a session, twice a day.
Yoga is a silent type of exercise but is as effective as the exercise mentioned above. Not only that, but it also destress you and brings over a calm a yoga can only do. Yoga is not only for the mind it can also be of use in the physical aspect.
Be in a sitting position (no chair!). Lay your hands and feet on the ground. Put your upper body forward. As you do so, make sure that your back is straight. Repeat the exercise as many as you want it to be. Do it as a session, twice a day. Take deeper breaths as you do so and do it all with ease. Remember that this is not the usual heart pounding, a raw exercise that you see in gyms. This is yoga.
Do all these butt workouts, couple them with a healthy diet, and you are on your way to toned buttocks in no time.