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31 Days to a Better Butt – Day 13 – Single-Leg Deadlifts

Butt Fact: Strong glutes support the lower back and help prevent pain and injury. Single-Leg Deadlift As a variation of the deadlift, single leg versions add instability and single side strength training. Since there is no way to “cheat” or … Continue reading

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31 Days to a Better Butt – Day 12 – Dumbbell Deadlifts

Butt Fact: The glutes are actually part of your core muscles. Dumbbell Deadlifts Deadlifts are a staple of body builders, weight lifters, and fitness enthusiasts everywhere. It is considered one of the best ways to build the glutes, hamstrings, and … Continue reading

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31 Days to a Better Butt – Day 11 – Fire Hydrants

Butt Fact: The glutes are a key player in the running stride. Fire Hydrants This exercise works the glute muscles especially the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus on the side of the hips. Basic Version A Start on your hands … Continue reading

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31 Days to a Better Butt – Day 10 – Seated Hip Abductions

Butt Fact: I’m not aware of any song written about a skinny butt. Seated Hip Abductions This exercise can be done in gyms using a hip abduction machine. Some people hope that it will spot reduce the fat covering the … Continue reading

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31 Days to a Better Butt – Day 9 – Rainbows

Butt Fact: Weak glutes can contribute to poor posture. Rainbows Begin on hands and knees with your knees hip-width apart and your shoulders directly over your wrists. Extend your left leg straight behind you and slightly to the left side. … Continue reading

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31 Days to a Better Butt – Day 8 – Reverse Hip Extensions

Butt Fact: The glutes are part of the posterior chain, which are the muscles that run up the back of the body. Stability Ball Reverse Hip Extension Begin in an all-fours position with your torso on the ball and stretch … Continue reading

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