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at-home workout, 6 moves for a better butt — via @TheFoxandShe

at-home workout, 6 moves for a better butt — via @TheFoxandShe

at-home workout, 6 moves for a better butt — via @TheFoxandShe

I know what you might be thinking, I don’t have much of a butt, and you’re right. Some of the things I didn’t really touch on much in Monday’s post were some health and fitness goals for this year. The first one is to cook and eat healthier (more on that at a later date) and the second, get a butt.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always had a pretty flat rear. I blame genetics mostly. Anyway, more recently I’ve started noticing that jeans, dresses, swimsuit bottoms and skirts just don’t fit like they should because there’s nothing in the back to fill them out.

Over the break, I told my sisters about my bootie-woes, showing them snapshots of booties and wondering why I wasn’t blessed with a round backside. They laughed a bit and then made me do a few workouts with them that will surely help out my situation over time. The best thing is that this workout can easily be done at home with just a few free weights. The gym in our building has those which makes it so much easier for me to stick to it.

6 moves to a better butt — via @TheFoxandShe

  1. 10 Lunges, each side

    Start in a standing position and step back into a lunge. Stand up and repeat on the other side, do a total of 20, 10 on each side.

  2. 25 Goblet Squats

    Start with your legs hip’s width apart and a weight in your hands. Sit deep, make sure your knees don’t go too far over your ankles and stand back up to complete one.

  3. 15 Donkey Kicks, each side

    Start on your hands and knees with one leg straight out and your knee at a 90 degree andle. Press your leg straight up to complete one rep. Repeat on the other side.

  4. 10 Dead Lifts

    Hold two dumbells (weight is up to you, I do 10lb weights), bend down until your back is parallel to the ground. Make sure you hold in your belly and keep your back flat to avoid injury. Stand up and repeat.

  5. 10 Single Leg Dead Lifts, each side

    Similar to the exercise above, but do it on one leg and raise the other leg as you bend down. Again, hold your belly in tight!

  6. 15 Single Leg Raises, each side

    Lay on your back and raise your booty up to the sky. Point one leg up and dip your butt down and then back up. Finish one side and switch to the other side.

  7. 20 Plank Raises

    plank raises for sexy abs — via  @TheFoxandShe

    plank raises for sexy abs — via  @TheFoxandSheStart in a normal plank position with your body parallel to the ground. Suck your belly in and raise your butt to the sky and then back down to parallel. Make sure to not let your hips dip too far to avoid straining your back.

  8. 15 Side Leg Lifts, each side

    leg lifts, quick at-home workout — via @TheFoxandShe

    leg lifts, quick at-home workout — via @TheFoxandSheLay on your side and raise your leg up and down. For more resistance, use a rubber band.

  9. 50 Bicycle Crunches

     quick at-home workout — via @TheFoxandSheLay on your back and alternate sides and legs like you’re riding a bicycle.

  10. 10 Tricep Lifts

     quick at-home workout — via @TheFoxandSheHold a dumbell behind your head and raise it up, when you go down, don’t let it go further than your elbows.

  11. 10 Curls, each side

     quick at-home workout — via @TheFoxandSheStart with dumbells in your hands with your fingers facing out. Curl up to your shoulders and repeat until you reach ten.

They’re pretty straightforward exercises. Nothing too complicated, but I can’t promise that they’re easy! My sisters also recommended upping the weight as you get stronger to increase booty mass, ha! I’m still working with pretty small weights, but you’ve got to start somewhere!

quick at home workout — via @TheFoxandShe

If getting in shape (or toning your butt) was a part of your new year’s resolutions, pin this workout to keep on hand when you need a quick, simple and straightforward workout that you can do from anywhere. If you already have a killer bootie, lucky you!



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