Butt Exercises for Building Head-Turning Glutes

It turns out women are not the only ones obsessed with having the perfect glutes (buttocks). Men are too! According to Huffington post and Cosmopolitan, men find the butt being one of the most desired and attractive body parts in a women. Further more, based on their online surveys, men said woman’s butt turns them on the most. To create more desirable backside, here are 6 best and only butt exercises you’ll ever need to shape a perfectly lifted butt men can’t resist.

Surprisingly, science and evidenced base studies revealed one exercise beat and ranked higher than the gluteal workout staple, squats! Read more to find out which one.


Squats are often referred to as the best glute building exercise by many fitness experts. The American Council on Exercise (ACE), a leading fitness educational institution conducted a gluteal exercise study comparing 8 movements’ muscle recruitment patterns and confirmed the claims of the experts. squat-proper-form

In the ACE study, lead researcher John Porcadi, Ph.D found when traditional squat with performed with the knees going beyond 90 degree angle, it showed the highest gluteus maximus muscle activation.

While different exercises are proven to have varying effectiveness, as proven in the case above, how you perform the exercise also dictates how well you work the target muscles.

For best results, always perform squat with proper form and see the ACSM squat safety guide for proper squatting techniques. If you are unable to squat due to “weak knees” and “lower back”, consider performing other glute exercises such as glute bridges and quadruped leg lifts that place less pressure on your knees and back.

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