6 Efficient Exercises That Promote Glute Muscle Building

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Your glute muscles are located in your buttocks. It is very common for women today to want to build the size of their glutes, in order to get a bigger butt. Big butts are very popular right now.

However, a problem that a lot of women encounter when they’re trying to build their glutes is misinformation. The internet’s overrun with sites and guides purporting to teach how to build one’s glutes. Most of these sites give ineffective or even wrong advice. This post will once and for all tell you about the most effective exercises for building your glutes.

Front Squat

As an exercise, the squat is one of the best (as far as glute-building is concerned). If you have been going to the gym for a while then it’s probably an exercise that you are already familiar with. If you exercise at home, then you may want to consider investing in a leverage squat machine, so you can get the most out of your squats.  These machines give you the opportunity to lift the same amount of weight a bodybuilder might lift with a barbell, except when you use these machines you don’t have to worry about dropping the equipment and injuring yourself. You can purchase these machines very cheaply online. If you are on a very tight budget, then you might even be able to arrange a credit plan and pay toward the cost of your machine monthly.

Back Squats

You can likewise your machine to perform back squats, too. Back squats can add a lot of mass to your glutes, in addition to strengthening your entire body. You need to make sure that when you are performing squats of any kind you get your technique right. A lot of people make the mistake of thinking that squats are all the same, but this is not true. Different techniques engage different muscles. A back squat is when the barbell you are using is placed over the back of your shoulders, rather than in front. When the barbell is in front it is a front squat.


Deadlifts can also be a highly effective way of building your glutes. However, it should be noted that deadlifts can be a very intense form of exercise. If you aren’t experienced in weightlifting, then you should start out slowly. You can seriously injure yourself trying to deadlift extremely heavy weights. A lot of people only ever deadlift with supervision, in case they injure themselves. However, supervision is only necessary if you are going to be deadlifting very heavy weights. If you’re only going to be deadlifting small weights, then you can go ahead and do it alone as long as your technique is right.

Lateral Step up (With Kickback)

The lateral step up with kickback can be a highly effective way of building lower body strength. It is the kickback that targets and builds your glutes. The exercise involves stepping onto an exercise box sideways, then squeezing your left glute and bringing it up behind you in a kickback motion. This is an exercise that you can perform at home, which is why it’s so popular with amateur exercisers. If you do not have an exercise box, then you can order online.


Sprinting can be another good way of building muscle in the glutes. Sprinting is also good for your health in other ways, too. Sprinting can help to build your endurance and lower body and can be very good for your mental health. It takes a lot of determination to be able to be an effective sprinter, especially if you are participating in races. If you enjoy running and sprinting does interest you, then you could consider participating in cross country marathons, or other races. Make sure that you invest in the right footwear and equipment if you are going to take this up as a sport.


Lastly, jogging is good exercise. The good thing about jogging is that you can do it to complement all of the other forms of exercise mentioned here or you can do it on its own. If you are going jogging, then as with sprinting, you need to make sure that you invest in the right footwear and also running clothes. If you do not have the right equipment, then you could injure yourself, or you could just end up becoming very uncomfortable when you are running. Improper footwear could lead to a foot injury, which could stop you from being able to exercise for a while.

Your glute muscles can be built in a number of different ways. All of the forms of exercise listed here are effective exercises for your glutes. If you are struggling to perform any of these or think you need extra help, consider a personal trainer.




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