It’s that time of year again, when the weather turns warmer, and people shed their heavy clothing for shorts and swimwear. And who doesn’t want to look better in swim trunks or a bikini? That’s where your posterior comes into play, as a firm backside completes a fine physique, especially for the ladies, not to mention making every day activities, such as walking and picking things up, easier.

Below is a list of exercises to blast you butt into shape in no time.

Wall Squat (Gluteal, Quadricep, Hamstring Muscles)

The squat should be a staple of any leg and butt routine, as it’s the perfect exercise to work the gluteal muscles as well as the quadriceps and hamstrings.

Technique

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*Note: You can add a 10- to 20-pound body bar or dumbbell and lose the wall once you’ve mastered the squat form.

Butt Lift Bridge (Gluteal Muscles)

Technique

Frequency

Basic Lunge – watch video (Gluteal, Quadricep and Hamstring Muscles)

Technique

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Standing Straight Leg Kickback (Gluteal Muscles)

Technique

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Resistance Band Side Walk (Abductor and Gluteal Muscles)

Technique

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June 18th 2016 written by Jerry Del Priore for bodono

Jerry Del Priore has worked as a certified personal trainer, and received his degree in Physical Education from Brooklyn College in 1991. Jerry is also a veteran print and digital Sports Writer-Reporter-Author experienced in writing in-depth profile stories on a variety of high school, college and professional athletes and teams.

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