Celebrities like Kim Kardashian have made big butts popular.
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Most butt workouts focus on strength-training exercises. Everyone knows cardio is great for fat blasting, but simple low-resistance cardio could leave you with a flatter butt. You need to choose workouts that work the glutes and focus on building muscle while you're burning calories and fat. Interval training with high-intensity work interspersed with slower recovery periods can help build a bigger butt.
Climb Some Stairs
Stair climbing tones and develops your butt and legs while it works your heart and lungs. If you opt to climb real stairs, use an action that pushes upward through your heel to your butt. Climb for six to 10 flights then rest for two or three minutes. The number of repetitions you do will depend on your fitness level. If you are using a stair climber machine where you don't have to lift your feet from the pedals, tighten your glutes and fully extend your hip before you shift the weight to the other foot. This will maximize butt building.
Try Some Kickboxing
Kickboxing workouts strengthen your core and work your glutes and thighs. If you include a variety of different kicks like high kicks, side kicks, front kicks, back kicks and round kicks, all your butt muscles will get a good workout. Kickboxing also involves punching, so it works your arms and abs too. You can join a kickboxing class for your cardio workout, or work out at home using a good kickboxing workout DVD.
Tackle the Hills
Running uphill engages your glutes much more than running on a level plane. It will also burn more calories than flat running. If you prefer to run on a treadmill, you can set it to an incline of 8 to 12 percent or more to build stronger glutes. As you increase the incline you will burn more calories, and engage your butt more. If you are not a runner, then hiking or walking uphill will develop your butt.
Add the Elliptical
You can get a bigger firmer butt by working out on an elliptical machine three or four times a week. If you set the machine to a steep incline it provides a movement like the stairclimber that engages the glute muscles well. If you also increase the resistance you will burn fat, keep your heart healthy and build a bigger butt while having an effective cardio workout.
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