With summertime in full swing, this workout will help you look your best in those short shorts and swimsuits! These moves will tone, lift, and define your booty. With just a pair of dumbbells, you can do this Better Butt Workout at the gym or at home. This workout can easily stand on its own, but if you want to take it even further you can to do some glute activation exercises for even better booty results (they will add about 10 – 15 minutes to your workout time). Here’s the plan…

Better Butt Workout

Type: Circuit

Targets: Legs, Glutes

Equipment: 2 Dumbbells (Medium)

Level: All

Grab a pair of medium-weight dumbbells and get ready to do this Better Butt Workout (at the gym or at home). These 4 moves will tone, lift, and define your posterior to booty-perfection so that you look fab in short shorts, swimsuits and everything else!

Warm-up

Your usual warm-up for 3 - 5 minutes, e.g. high-knees and jumping jacks.

Workout

Move through each exercise as a circuit, one after the other. Repeat the entire circuit 3 times.

Plie Pulses - Sets: 1   Reps: 15 reps

Single Leg Squat - Sets: 1   Reps: 15 reps

Single Leg Deadlift - Sets: 1   Reps: 15 reps

Squat with Side Kick - Sets: 1   Reps: 15 reps

Workout Videos

Plie Pulses

Plie Pulses

Sets: 1

Reps: 15 reps

Notes: With a wide stance, lower your hips into a plie squat, lifting and lowering your body just an inch. A great move for your inner thighs, too!

Single Leg Squat

Single Leg Squat

Sets: 1

Reps: 15 reps

Notes: This tough move will be worth it once you see the results! Place your back foot on a small table or step to target one leg at a time. Repeat on the other side!

Single Leg Deadlift

Single Leg Deadlift

Sets: 1

Reps: 15 reps

Notes: Deadlifts are quite possibly the best move for a great behind! Be sure to keep your hips squared to the ground and maintain a soft bend in your supporting leg.

Squat with Side Kick

Squat with Side Kick

Sets: 1

Reps: 15 reps

Notes: Add a bit of a side kick to your squat and you’ll tone your outer thighs while lifting your backside! Alternate legs until each leg is kicked out to the side 15 times.

Cool-down

Your usual cool-down and stretching routine, e.g. our easy post-workout stretching routine.

Notes

None

Disclaimer

In the interest of your safety, it is important to check with your physician before beginning any exercise program and to exercise according to your fitness level and capabilities. If you have any questions, please seek the guidance of a health professional.

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Manon McGovern

Manon McGovern, creator of The Traveling Trainer, is a fitness and weight management specialist who loves sharing her passion for a healthy lifestyle. She studied Exercise Science at The Ohio State University and started personal training and teaching group exercise classes to introduce herself into the fitness world. She enjoys personal training and teaching Yoga, Spinning, KickBoxing, and strength classes. Now working... Read More

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  • Zornitsa Atanasova

    The 2nd exercise is called Bulgarian split squat!!!!

  • These is a great form of exercise that will help form your lower body. Love it.

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