When you want a gravity defying butt, you don’t need much. Just your body weight, and some small dumbbells if you are so inclined. We’ve gathered some of the most effective gravity defying butt exercises that you can do at home, so let’s get working!
Gravity Defying Butt Exercises
1. A Simple Curl
Lie down on your stomach, resting your face on your palms which will be folded in front of you. Squeeze a dumbbell (or even a small water bottle) behind your right knee, with your foot flexed upwards. Make sure to tuck your pelvis so that you flatten your lower back, and then lift your bent right leg a few inches off the floor, hold for one second, then lower. 20 reps of this and you’ll feel your glutes burning! Make sure to switch sides too so your left leg gets a bit of fun too.
2. The Bridge
This is a wonderful gravity defying butt exercise that you can do both using your body weight, and using some sort of weight to help you get your sweat on! To do this, lie on your back, with your feet bent, and spread a bit wider than your shoulders, and make sure your hands are lying next to you on the floor, palms down. Lift your butt off the floor until your body and your upper legs make a straight line. Hold for one second, then lower. Repeat this 20 times for the full effect.
If you think this is easy and you want to spice things up a bit, try doing it like this.
Lying in the same position, lift one foot high, with your toes pointing towards the ceiling and your left leg perpendicular to the ground. Lift your butt using only your right leg (with the left still up in the air), hold for a second, then lower. Repeat on the other side too, and try getting in more than 12 reps each time.
3. The Ballerina Pulse
This one’s my favorite gravity defying butt exercise. All you need to do is first stand with your feet wide apart, like you’re getting ready for a sumo squat. Then lift yourself on your toes, and then lower your butt. When you get to your legs forming a 90 degree angle at the knees, start pulsing. That means you bounce ever-so-lightly up and down, while maintaining your on-your-toes position. Do this for 20 seconds and you will really feel the effects (and soon, see them too!). This works your glutes, your hamstrings and your quads, so apart from being a butt-rounding exercise you also get a pretty decent calorie-blaster.
4. Lateral Raise
To do this gravity defying butt exercise you will need some support, like a chair, or even a doorknob. Just stand with your feet put together. Raise your right leg on the side as high as you can. Make sure your back is straight to avoid any unnecessary strain. Then lower your leg, and repeat this another 19 times. You then do the same with your left leg- not only are you working your butt, but also the outside part of your legs.
Don’t forget to share your favorite gravity defying butt exercises in the comments section below.
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