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Butt & Hip Exercises

Add some diversity to your fitness program with these butt and hip exercises from the American Council on Exercise. We'll help you tone up those glutes and get that butt into shape. Choose from a wide variety of hip flexibility and strengthening exercises including glute bridges, BOSU lateral jumps and more. These exercises come with detailed instructions, step-by-step guidance and tutorials on proper equipment use. For full workout routines featuring butt and hip exercises, be sure to visit our Workouts section.


Dumbbell Step-up



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Dumbbells, Raised Platform/Box

TRX ® Suspended Lunge



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

TRX

Dumbbell Front Squat



Back, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

Dumbbells

Inverted Flyers



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Barbell Deadlift



Back, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

Barbell

Bodyweight Squat



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Glute Activation Lunges



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Mountain Climbers



Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Partner Assisted Bodyweight Squats



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Agility Ladder: Lateral Shuffle



Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

Ladder

Alternate Leg Push-off



Butt/Hips, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

Raised Platform/Box

BOSU® Lateral Jumps



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

BOSU Trainer

Box Jumps



Butt/Hips, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

Raised Platform/Box

Forward Cone Jumps



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Cones

Forward Lunge



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Hexagon Drill



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

Cones

Jump and Reach



Butt/Hips, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Kneeling TA Stretch



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Lateral Cone Jumps



Butt/Hips, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

Cones

Medicine Ball Lunge to Chest Pass



Abs, Back, Butt/Hips, Chest, Full Body/Integrated, Shoulders

Medicine Ball

Side Lunge



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Single Arm Barbell Jammer



Arms, Back, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs, Shoulders

Barbell

Single Leg Push-off



Butt/Hips, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

Raised Platform/Box

Single Leg Squat



Butt/Hips, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Standing Gate Openers (Frankensteins)



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Standing Triangle Straddle Bends



Back, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Sumo Rotational Squats



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Warrior I



Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Bear Crawl



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs, Shoulders

No Equipment

Barbell High Back Squat



Back, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

Barbell

Squat Jumps



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Dumbbell Deadlift



Back, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

Dumbbells

Lunge with Elbow Instep



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

BOSU® Squat Jumps



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

BOSU Trainer

Barbell Forward Lunge



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Barbell

Barbell Jammers



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs, Shoulders

Barbell

Barbell Push Press



Arms, Back, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs, Shoulders

Barbell

Cycled Split-Squat Jump



Butt/Hips, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Double Leg Tuck Jump



Butt/Hips

No Equipment

Forward Linear Jumps



Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Calves and Shins, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Forward Lunge with Arm Drivers



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Kneeling Hip-flexor Stretch



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Lateral Over Unders



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment, Raised Platform/Box

Lateral Shuffles



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Cones

Lunge with Overhead Press



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs, Shoulders

Medicine Ball

Plank with Knee Drag



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Reverse Medicine Ball Throw



Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, Legs - Thighs, Shoulders

Medicine Ball

Seated Leg Press



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Weight Machines / Selectorized

Squat Jump



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Stability Ball Wall Squats



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Stability Ball

Standing Lunge Stretch



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Thomas Stretch



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Walking Lunges with Twists



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Medicine Ball