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The Fastest Way to Lift Your Backside

Jun 13 2014 - 2:59pm

Bikini bottoms and short shorts might be a big part of your wardrobe for the next few months, but a lifted booty is always in season. Time to dedicate a short strength-training session to your glorious glutes! After two rounds of this quick workout, your backside will be feeling the burn big time.

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Exercise 1: Basic Squat With Side Leg Lift

Smooth out your lower love handles with this variation on the standard booty-burning squat.

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Exercise 2: Alternating Curtsy Lunge

Target your outer tush and inner thighs with one easy-to-follow body-weight exercise.

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Exercise 3: Romanian Deadlifts

When it comes to targeting your hamstrings, quads, and of course, your backside, this beginner-friendly move can't be beat. Grab your dumbbells for the next two moves!

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Exercise 4: Plié Squats

Strengthen your quads, hamstrings, glutes, and lower back with this challenging squat variation. Your dumbbells will strengthen your arms as you squat.

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Exercise 5: Single-Leg Bridge Kicks

This move might remind you of one particular scene from Center Stage, but it helps you feel the burn in your backside and works your hamstrings, too.

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Exercise 6: Superman

Hit the floor and take flight! The trusted Superman targets your back and backside.

Once you've completed the circuit, stand back up and start with the first exercise again! Move through this whole workout one or two more times.

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