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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.


Bird-dog



Abs, Back, Butt/Hips

No Equipment

TRX ® Suspended Lunge



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

TRX

Inverted Flyers



Abs, Butt/Hips, Full Body/Integrated, 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

Single-arm, Single-leg Romanian Dead Lift



Back, Butt/Hips

Dumbbells

BOSU® Lateral Jumps



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

BOSU Trainer

Forward Lunge



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Forward Stepping over Cones



Abs, Butt/Hips

Cones

Glute Bridge Single Leg Progression



Back, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Jump and Reach



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

No Equipment

Medicine Ball Lunge to Chest Pass



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

Medicine Ball

Partner Standing Row with Resistance Tubing



Arms, Back, Butt/Hips

Resistance Bands/Cables

Quadruped Bent-knee Hip Extensions



Abs, Butt/Hips

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

Standing Gate Openers (Frankensteins)



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Bear Crawl



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

No Equipment

Hip Rotations (Push-up Position)



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Side Plank with Bent Knee



Abs, Butt/Hips

No Equipment

Stability Ball Shoulder (Glute) Bridge



Abs, Back, Butt/Hips

Stability Ball

Lunge with Elbow Instep



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

No Equipment

Dirty Dog



Abs, Butt/Hips

No Equipment

Side Plank (Modified)



Abs, Butt/Hips

No Equipment

Barbell Jammers



Abs, 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 Hurdle Run



Butt/Hips, Legs - Calves and Shins

Hurdles

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

Lateral Shuffles



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Cones

Lunge with Overhead Press



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

Medicine Ball

Overhead Medicine Ball Slams



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

Medicine Ball

Reverse Medicine Ball Throw



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

Medicine Ball

Side Plank with Straight Leg



Abs, Butt/Hips

No Equipment

Squat Jump



Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

No Equipment

Standing Hip Abduction



Abs, Butt/Hips

Resistance Bands/Cables

Standing Hip Adduction



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Resistance Bands/Cables

Walking Lunges with Twists



Abs, Butt/Hips, Legs - Thighs

Medicine Ball


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