Booty Boost #4 – Single Leg Curls
Everyone can use a little booty boost just before summer! That’s why I created an 8-week Booty Boost Challenge!
Each week I’ll be posting a new glutes/leg exercise that I do with my clients and as part of my own bodybuilding/bikini competition fitness routine.
Do 3 sets with 10-12 reps of each exercise, with a 45 second rest between each set. The goal is to find the right weigh for your body. If it feels like you can do another 5 reps, then the weight is too light. If you can barely lift more than 6 reps, the weight is too heavy. If you feel exhausted by the last rep but are able to complete all 10-12 reps, then you have the right weight! And remember, not all exercises are right for everyone. You should always talk to your doctor first before doing any exercise program. The exercises here are meant for information only 🙂
You may note that in some of these videos I’m scowling; that’s because these exercises are tough!!! Fitness is not always pretty 😉
Single Leg Curls
Keep your right leg aligned with your hip and move your left leg out of the way. Exhale as you curl your leg back, squeezing your glutes. Repeat on the other side. Modification: Point your toes as you curl your leg and you will elongate your hamstrings as you work. Flex your foot and you will focus on the contraction.
And remember, not all exercises are right for everyone. You should always talk to your doctor first before doing any exercise program. The exercises here are meant for information only 🙂
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