Buttocks (Gluteus Maximus) Exercises

Search Exercise

*Click on either of the images above to find exercises by their muscle group

 

Exercises


Single Leg Glute Bridge on Floor
Summary

This is a core strength exercise that focuses on the low back and glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance, Pilates
Lower Back and Glute Stretch
Summary

Lying glute (buttocks) stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches, Pilates
Glute Bridge on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise enhances core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Single Leg Lift on Stomach on BOSU
Summary

This exercise is a great one to work the glutes and lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Side Plank on BOSU (on elbow)
Summary

This exercise improves core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Shoulder: Rear, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Hamstring Curls with Exercise Ball (Advanced)
Summary

This exercise not only strengthens the hamstrings, but also increases core strength and stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Starfish Side Plank on BOSU
Summary

Advanced core stability and balance exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Shoulder: Front, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Abs, Shoulder: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Middle, Trapezius: Lower, Back: Upper, Back: Middle, Rotator Cuff
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Balance on BOSU (both feet)
Summary

Beginner balance exercise. To increase difficulty try this exercise with your eyes closed.

  • Muscle Group: Calves, Buttocks, Quads, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Balance
Hamstring Curls (Single Leg) with Exercise Ball (Advanced)
Summary

Advanced Hamstring Exercise. Due to the position you are in and the fact that your using an exercise ball you will also working your core for stability.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Balance
Superman on BOSU
Summary

A great exercise to work the lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Hamstrings, Back: Lower, Neck, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Trapezius: Upper
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Hip Flexor Stretch
Summary

Stretch for the hip flexors.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Buttocks, Groin: Inner Thigh, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Leg Lift Core Stability on Exercise Ball
Summary

This exercise enhances balance, core stability, and core strength.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Core, Balance, Pilates
Seated Pretzel Stretch
Summary

Common stretch for the Glutes and Outer Thigh (and a little bit of the back)

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Abs: Side, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Glute Bridge
Summary

This exercise focuses on working the buttocks, hip stabilizers, abdominals, and thigh muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hamstrings, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Pilates
BOSU Lateral Leg Lift
Summary

This exercise focuses on strengthening the hip abductors (or deep buttock muscles) and the upper part of your outer thigh.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates

Fitness Survey