Side Raises

Buttock toning exercises are one of the most popular exercises that people perform at home, however in order to get a firmer butt, most people will also need to look at performing cardio exercises and also a well balanced diet to get the results that they require.

A great exercise for toning the muscles of the side of your buttocks, (Gluteus minimus and medius).
 

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aim to make the movement from your hip only aim to keep your leg bent at 90 degrees throughout

Rest your body weight on your forearms and one knee or on all fours, keeping your back straight.

Keeping the leg bent at 90 degrees, smoothly take the leg both out to the side, and upwards whilst maintaining the same position.



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 Home Workout area for a great sample workout, if any of these exercises are too hard, then adjust them to your own needs.

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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