Your glutes, hips and thighs includes some of the most important, and powerful, muscles in the human body. In fact, your lower body includes the biggest muscle in the body - Your butt , also known as the gluteus maximus. The gluteus maximus is the most visible gluteal muscle, but there are two very important muscles underneath it: the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. That means your glutes work every time you stand up, walk or run up the stairs and jog, just to name a few. Aside from wanting a firm, shapely butt, it's important to train your lower body simply because they're involved in so many movements. Sit, stand, squat and walk and your glutes are working, and think about how many times you do that in one day. Strength training exercises not only make you stronger for daily activities, they can also make you strong for other activities like running, walking , working in the yard and climbing stairs. Working these muscles means you'll not only build strength and lean-muscle tissue, but you'll also burn more calories. The bigger the muscle, the more calories it burns. Oh, and one more thing
Exercise list: 15 best butt exercises to do at home
Building a butt isn't easy, which you'll know if you've read my quest to build a butt in six weeks which is what the below session numbers refer to. So we asked Third Space PT and expert in building lean muscle Lucie Cowan to walk us through the glute exercises that really work. Here are 14 of the best bum exercises that underpinned the six-week training programme we tried
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Then, pick five of the exercises below and complete them three times a week. Be sure to rest 30 seconds to 1 minute in between sets, too. When these moves start to get easy, up the weight or add a set to continue to challenge yourself — your new booty will thank you. Before we start: Reps are how many times you repeat an exercise. A set is the group of times you do that exercise. So if you did 10 reps for 3 sets, that means you did an exercise for a grand total of 30 times. Working in different planes will help make the booty shapelier all around. Our bodies have three different planes of motion: sagittal, frontal, and transverse.
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