One look in the mirror and you just might be moaning the blues! A little flab here, a little jiggle there, what’s a girl to do? I know, exercise is a dirty word to a select few, but really girls, we can shape our behind into a great little muscle with just a little effort. They say hindsight is 20/20. Well, are you ready for a little hindsight?
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Stand with your ankle apart, arms to your side, holding a 5-pound weight in each hand. Step out with your left foot, moving both weights to either side of the bent leg. Switch legs. Do 15 per leg.
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Lean against a wall, feet apart, one foot from the wall. Slide down the wall until your thighs are parallel to the floor. 10 reps are all you need, but feel free to double the reps.
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This exercise is similar to the side launch. Step forward, dropping both weights to the outside of your leg. Switch legs and do 15 per leg.
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Stand with feet wide apart, toes pointing outward. Hold one weight with both hands and squat down until your thighs are parallel with the floor. As an extra benefit, squeeze thighs and butt with each lift. Repeat 15 times.
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Lie on your stomach across a bench or ottoman. With a weight strapped to your ankle, lift your leg to a 90-degree angle. Repeat 15 times, and then switch legs.
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Tie a resistant band around the leg of a table and the other end around your ankle. (You will want your butt facing the table.) Lean across the bench. Raise your leg to hip height. Do 10 times and switch legs.
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Lie on your back, knees bent. Raise your left leg, keeping it parallel with your right knee. Extend you arms to your side, and raise your butt up off the floor. Keep your left leg straight and your foot flexed. Do 20 reps. Switch legs.
Which of these exercises are your favorites? Let me know what your results are!
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