3 explosive moves to tone your glutes
And while countless women get great results from pulsing and squatting, explosive movements that get your heart rate up and attack the glute muscles at the same time can be even more effective and efficient, says People's Bootcamp founder Adam Rosante.
"If you want to tone, tighten, and lift your butt, the fastest way is to combine strength training and cardio into one intense session that targets the glutes from different angles," he says. Jacking your heart rate up will help you burn fat—which will better allow your strong, toned glutes to shine.
We tapped Rosante for three butt-kicking and shaping moves. Move through his sequence as quickly as you can for a total of ten minutes without stopping (unless you have to) a few times a week, and 2013 will be the year of your best. butt. ever. —Lisa Elaine Held
(Photos: Lisa Elaine Held for Well+Good)
Step forward with the right foot into a fairly wide staggered stance. Keeping your torso upright, lower yourself into a lunge until your right thigh is parallel to the ground, making sure the front knee stays over the ankle. Your elbows should be tight to your sides with your fists raised to the chest. Step two...