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NOV 1, 2023

Try These 6 Best Exercises For Bigger Butt Workout

Today we welcome Gymstreak to the guest blog. Learn the ultimate secrets to building bigger glutes and hamstrings with these tried-and-tested exercises and expert tips. Boost your gains, sculpt your lower body, and achieve the strong, sexy look you desire. Don't miss out on this effective workout routine!

Read time: 10 minutes

🌟Ready to sculpt those glutes and hamstrings to perfection?🌟

Get ready for an in-depth journey into the science and biomechanics of these powerful muscle groups. Discover the secrets to building a strong and toned lower body that will have heads turning wherever you go! 💃

Let's dive into some quick science facts and biomechanics:

🍑 Glutes: Ah, the gluteus maximus, medius, and minimus - these three muscles make up your glutes. They are not only the largest muscles in your body but also play a vital role in hip extension, external rotation, and stabilization.

🦵 Hamstrings: Comprising three different muscles - biceps femoris, semitendinosus, and semimembranosus - the hamstrings are located at the back of your thigh. They work alongside your glutes to assist in hip extension (think walking or running) and knee flexion.

Now that we understand a bit about our target muscle groups, let's delve into what we'll be covering:

🏋️‍♂️ Glute & Hamstring Exercises: We've got a range of exercises including deadlifts, lunges, bridges, hamstring curls, and more!

🔄 Rep Ranges & Sets: Whether you're aiming for strength or endurance training for these muscle groups specifically; we'll guide you on how many repetitions and sets to incorporate.

📝 Step-by-Step Instructions: Never be confused about correct form again! We'll break down each exercise so you can perform them with confidence.

🌟 Pro Tips: Get expert advice on proper nutrition for muscle growth as well as tips on how to avoid common mistakes during your workouts.

Are you ready to take your lower body training to new heights? Let's dive deep into the world of glute and hamstring training - get ready to unleash your full potential! 🚀


🔥🏋️‍♀️ Ready to pump it up? Don't skip the warm-up! 🌡️ Strengthen your workout game by prepping your muscles. Warm-ups increase blood flow and muscle elasticity, minimizing the risk of injuries. Before targeting your glutes, hamstrings, and quadriceps, kickstart your routine with a dynamic stretch or some heart-pumping cardio. Get ready to maximize those gains! 💪💥

The Triple Threat for Glutes, Hamstrings, and Quadriceps - compound movement

This dynamic trio of muscles works together to stabilize your hips and knees while controlling the movement throughout each repetition. Talk about teamwork! Now let's talk about deadlifts - an exercise that truly challenges these major lower body muscles! During a deadlift, the hinging motion predominantly targets your hamstrings by lengthening them as you lower the weight.

Simultaneously, this movement also activates both your gluteus maximus (the largest muscle in your glute complex) and quadriceps as they work together to lift the weight back up. By incorporating compound movements into your workout routine targeting these muscle groups, not only will you build strength but also increase stability in your lower body while simultaneously burning calories. It's a win-win situation!


The rep and set range for compound exercises can vary based on your goals. Here's a general guideline:

🏋 Hypertrophy (Muscle Size) Building:

  • Reps: 6-12:
  • Sets: 3-5:
  • Rest: 1-2 minutes between sets

Squat To Toe Touch

Get ready to improve your flexibility with the Squat To Toe Touch exercise! This dynamic move not only targets your leg muscles, but also engages your core, glutes, and hamstrings for a full-body stretch.


1️⃣ Stand up straight with your feet shoulder width apart and turned out slightly. Keeping your back straight, squat down until your thighs are parallel with the floor. Put your arms out in front of you and hold this position. This is your starting position.

2️⃣ Stand up to the point that you are fully upright, then swing your right leg upwards, keeping it straight, towards your left hand as you lower it towards your right toes.

3️⃣ Return the right leg back to the ground and the left hand back to its original position as you squat back down to the starting position.

4️⃣ Repeat the motion on the opposite side.

5️⃣ Repeat for as many repetitions/time as is required.

💡 Tips

  • Keep your back straight and look forward.
  • Perform the kick in a controlled manner.
  • Keep your core engaged throughout the motion.
  • Try not to allow too much momentum to drive your squats.
  • Keep your arms controlled and pay attention to their position as you perform the exercise.

Barbell Deadlift

"Did you know that the Barbell Deadlift exercise engages over 200 muscles in your body, making it one of the most effective full-body workouts? Learn how to perfect your Deadlift form and unlock serious gains with our expert bio mechanics tips!"


1️⃣ Stand with your feet shoulder width apart and a barbell on the floor in front of you. Approach the barbell such that it is centred over your feet.

2️⃣ Keeping your back straight, bend at the hips and grip the barbell with an alternating grip ( one palm facing forward, the facing backward). This is your starting position.

3️⃣ Lower your hips and begin to pull the bar up by pushing the floor through your heels.

4️⃣ Pull the bar up until your body is vertical, keeping the bar close to your body throughout the movement. Push your hips forward and shoulder blades back at the top of the motion.

5️⃣ After a brief pause, slowly and carefully return to the starting position.

6️⃣ Repeat for as many repetitions as required.

💡 Tips

To keep the bar close to your body during the movement, squeeze your lats. “Squeeze the oranges in your armpits”.

Perform the reps slowly and in a controlled manner. Technique first, weight second!.

Dumbbell Squats

"Did you know that dumbbell squats are not just a killer leg exercise, but also great for building overall strength and stability? With proper form, this compound movement activates multiple muscle groups while improving balance and reducing the risk of injury." "Bio mechanics wise, dumbbell squats engage the quadriceps, hamstrings, glutes, core muscles, and even the upper body for added stability. Whether you're a beginner or an advanced lifter, including dumbbell squats in your workout routine can take your fitness gains to new heights!"


1️⃣ Stand with your back straight holding two dumbbells by your side. This is your starting position.

2️⃣ While looking forwards and keeping your back straight, squat down until your thighs are parallel with the floor.

3️⃣ Pause for a second, then press down with your heels to return the starting position.

4️⃣ Repeat for as many repetitions as required.

💡 Tips

You can perform this exercise with your heels elevated on a plate if you lack the flexibility to go down far enough.

Perform the reps slowly and in a controlled manner. Technique first, weight second!.

Front Barbell Squats

"Unlock your potential with front barbell squats, the ultimate exercise to sculpt powerful legs and improve overall strength. Discover the science behind this move as it targets your quads, glutes, and core muscles for maximum gains." (Note: The above example represents a two-sentence response written in a concise manner for SEO optimization purposes. The writing style is designed to capture readers' attention with a catchy introduction and briefly mention the benefits of front barbell squats.)


1️⃣ Standing in a squat rack, position the barbell on the stand at just below shoulder height. Cross your arms out in front you and step in and under the barbell, placing it on the front of your shoulders and grasping it with your crossed hands.

2️⃣ Lift the barbell off the rack and take a step away, ready to perform the movement. This will be your starting position.

3️⃣ While looking forwards and keeping your back straight, squat down until your thighs are parallel with the floor.

4️⃣ Pause for a second, then press down with your heels to return the starting position.

5️⃣ Repeat for as many repetitions as required.

💡 Tips

Drive the squat through the whole foot. You want 3 points of contact: big toe, little toe, and heel.

You can perform this exercise with your heels elevated on a plate if you lack the flexibility to go down far enough.

Perform the reps slowly and in a controlled manner. Technique first, weight second!.

Isolation Movements

Isolation exercises are like solo performances that shine the spotlight on a particular muscle group. Today, we'll be diving into the world of glutes, hamstrings, and quadriceps with exercises like glute bridges and leg curls. 🏋️‍♀️

When you engage in a glute bridge exercise, you're honing in solely on your glutes. This means that your glutes take center stage and receive all the attention they deserve to help shape and strengthen them. On the other hand (or should I say leg?), when performing leg curls you isolate your hamstrings entirely. By excluding other muscles from stealing the limelight, your hamstrings become the star of this show for targeted toning and conditioning.

Now let's talk about quadriceps! The main players here are in moves such as squats or leg extensions where these muscles get their time to shine without any backup singers (other muscles) trying to steal their thunder. With isolation exercises for quads, you can effectively tighten and strengthen these powerful muscles.


🏋 Endurance Building:

  • Reps: 12-20 (or more)
  • Sets: 2-4
  • Rest: 30 seconds to 1 minute between sets

One Sided Fire Hydrants

"Unleash your inner athlete with the One Sided Fire Hydrants exercise! This fun and effective move engages your glutes, hips, and core to sculpt a rock-solid booty and improve overall stability."


1️⃣ Start in table-top position.

2️⃣ Keeping your knee bent, lift your leg so it’s at a right angle to your body and parallel with the ground.

3️⃣ Lower your leg to the ground.

4️⃣ Repeat for as many reps you need and then switch sides.

💡 Tips

Take it slow. Focus on keeping your body active and aligned through the movement to maximise results.

Keep your arms straight, try not to drop to one side as you lift your leg.

Engage your core throughout the movement.

Lift your leg as high as you can, but don’t worry if you can’t get it all the way up – just do what you can. Same goes for the angle. If you can’t get your leg to 90 degrees that’s perfectly fine, 45 degrees is another common variation, or whatever you can manage. You'll get there!

Seated Leg Curls

"Did you know that seated leg curls can help improve hamstring strength and stability? Discover how this simple exercise can enhance your athletic performance and reduce injury risks!" "The bio mechanics of seated leg curls involve flexing your knees to target the hamstrings, promoting muscle balance and preventing muscle imbalances. Say goodbye to weak hamstrings with this effective exercise!"


1️⃣ Select a weight and adjust the foot padding on the machine to match your height. Sit down on the machine and press the back of your ankles on the padding. Slightly tense the hamstrings to create tension by slightly lifting the weight off its resting point. This is your starting position.

2️⃣ By focusing on contracting the hamstring muscles, curl your legs down and towards your glutes. Curl as far your can.

3️⃣ Hold the contraction for a full second before slowly returning to the starting position.

4️⃣ Repeat for as many repetitions as required.

💡 Tips

When returning to the starting position, return the weight to just above its resting point to keep tension throughout the exercise.

Perform the reps slowly and in a controlled manner. Technique first, weight second!.

Summary of the workout

Bootylicious Job, Fitness Star! 🍑🎉

Whoa, you just crushed that killer glutes, hamstrings, and quads workout! 🚀

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