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Of all the wonderful areas of the human body, I believe the butt is one of the top three attractions.
Now whether you like onlookers, or want to glue a "butt out of my business" sign on your lower back, more than likely, it will not go unnoticed. Whether it looks like two eggs in a hanky, two bags of Jell-O, or your favorite surfboard, I know three great exercises that'll give you more bang for your butt!
An exercise using more than one joint (compound exercises) for your glutes works best because you can use more weight. That means you burn more calories and boost your metabolism.
That's where squats and lunges come in; they're the top two toning exercises.
Choosing your degree of difficulty - hands on waist, dumbbells in hand, or barbell on back. Then start with your feet hip-width apart. With your weight on your heels, push the hips out and bend the knees until the thighs are parallel with the floor, making sure the back is straight and your chest is up at all times. Return to standing position squeezing the glutes.
Repeat 8-12 times choosing a weight that will cause fatigue with the chosen amount of reps.
2. Single Leg Squat
Same concept as squat, but a bit more challenging on core stability and balance. Depending on degree of skill, from easiest to hardest, you would start out with hands stretched out in front of you, hands on the waist, dumbbells in hand,or barbell on back. Start out balancing on one leg, with other leg next to grounded leg, both feet facing forward. ... Continue
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