Lying Scissor Legs

A good home exercise for developing the muscles of your side buttocks, (Gluteus minimus and medius) and those of your main buttocks, gluteus maximus muscle.

Avoid this buttock exercise if you suffer from lower back pain and choose one of the other exercises available in our home exercise section.
 

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take one foot over the other

Lie flat on your front, resting your head on your arms, raising both feet a few inches off the floor.

Smoothly raise your right foot and cross it over the left leg, then return the foot back, and repeat again with your left foot.

Aim to keep the movement smooth and slow, focusing on feeling the muscles in your butt being worked.

Avoid excessive twisting from your lower spine throughout the exercise.

Stretch and Warm Up before you commence any exercise and aim to finish with some good stretching to let your body and mind recover.

Look in the Circuit Exercises area for some great ways for you to design your own circuit routine at home.

Remember to record how many repetitions and sets you can perform, so that you will so how your getting fitter and stronger in all areas. Download your free PDF Record Sheet

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