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Tired of Squats And Lunges? Try These Alternative Exercises

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These Exercises Will Tone Your Glutes Without Squatting Or Lunging

How many squats or lunges have you done in your lifetime? We all have done these exercises at some point. Every fitness expert on the planet incorporates some version of  squat or lunge into a workout routine designed to strengthen your glutes. If you are as sick of these exercises as I am, you will be relieved to hear that there are exercises out there that you can easily do that do not require the dreaded squat or lunge.

The following exercises are designed to tighten your glutes without any form of a squat or lunge.  For the best results, perform 12 reps of each exercise and perform the routine at least 2 times per session. Perform 2-3 sessions per week.

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Glute Bridge

Chris Freytag demonstrating Glute Bridge on a purple yoga mat

A) Lie on back with bent knees hip distance apart, and feet flat on mat stacked under the knees.

B) Engage the core and squeeze your glutes as you lift your hips to a bridge. Hold that squeeze for a few seconds and return to mat with control.

Single Leg Bridge Lift

Chris Freytag demonstrating Single Leg Hamstring Bridge in an orange tank top on a purple yoga mat

A) Lie on back with bent knees hip distance apart, and feet flat on mat stacked under the knees. Extend one leg long towards the ceiling.

B) Squeeze glutes and lift hips off the mat into a bridge. Hold a few seconds as you squeeze your glute.

C) Slowly lower to start position. Repeat for 12 repetitions and switch legs.

Don’t forget to stretch after your workout.

To your health and wellness!

See the original article from gethealthyu.com here.

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