Buttocks (Gluteus Maximus) Exercises

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Exercises


Leg Extensions with Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a simple ab exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Crunches on the Exercise Ball (Intermediate)
Summary

This is an intermediate ball crunch exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Ball
  • Categories: Strength, Core
Squats with Band
Summary

Squats are one of the best exercises for the legs, buttocks and many other stabilizing muscle groups. This is a variation that uses the exercise band as opposed to free weights or no weights or resistance. If you would like to vary the challenge of this exercise try changing the strength of the exercise bands you are using.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Quads, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Strength
Calf Stretch
Summary

This is one of the most effective and simplest calf stretches.

  • Muscle Group: Calves
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
Side (Lateral) Leg Raises
Summary

This exercise is great for working the hips, obliques and glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Pilates
Lying Front Leg Raises
Summary

This exercise is great for working the hips and glutes.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Buttocks, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Pilates
Seated Glute and Lower Back Stretch
Summary

This is a simple exercise designed to help stretch the glutes and lower back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Outer Thigh - Hip, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Stretches
The Genie
Summary

This exercise is designed to work the quads.

  • Muscle Group: Quads
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength
Dumbbell Rows
Summary

This is a great free weight exercise for your back.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Back: Lower, Lats, Back: Middle
  • Equipment: Free Weights
  • Categories: Strength
Dumbbell Triceps Kickbacks
Summary

This is a simple free weight triceps exercise.

  • Muscle Group: Forearms (Wrist), Triceps
  • Equipment: Free Weights
  • Categories: Strength
Hip Extensions in Plank
Summary

This exercise is great for working the glutes, abs, and hips.

  • Muscle Group: Back, Buttocks, Back: Lower, Serratus Anterior, Abs: Side, Abs, Core, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Cross Legged Crunches
Summary

This exercise is designed to work the abdominals.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Crunches with Straight Legs
Summary

This exercise is designed to work the abdominal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Hip Flexors, Abs, Core
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Core, Pilates
Hip Extensions with Straight Knee
Summary

This exercise is great for working the glutes (buttocks).

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Pilates
Hip Extension with Bent Knee
Summary

This exercise is designed to work your buttocks.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Hip Stabilizers
  • Equipment: Exercise Mat, None
  • Categories: Strength, Pilates

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