4 Weeks to a Tighter Butt
Make your bum beachworthy with this 10-minute workout from Leandro Carvalhos Brazilian Butt Lift class at Equinox Fitness in New York. Do it 2 to 3 times a week.
Trainer tip: If you have knee problems, bend your legs only as far as is comfortable for the three squat moves.
B. Remaining in squat position, step back about 3 feet with your right foot. Raise your left elbow to the side and put your hand in front of your face, palm facing outward. Touch your right hand to the floor beside your left foot for support. Return to standing and repeat with your left foot to complete the rep. Do 3 sets of 12 reps.
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Lie on a mat on your left side, extend your left arm above your head, and rest your head on it. Bend your knees to a 45 degree angle and put your right hand on the mat in front of you for support. Keeping your upper body still and left leg on the mat, pivot your hips and touch the mat with your right knee.
B. Lift right leg until you feel your butt muscles flex, then slowly lower it back down. Complete 12 reps, then repeat on the opposite side. Do 3 sets.