Home // Men’s Health Tips // Get Active // The Sexiest Body Part You’re Ignoring

The Sexiest Body Part You’re Ignoring

by | Nov 5, 2014 | Get Active | 2 comments

Reading Time: ( Word Count: )

Sir Mix-A-Lot may have said it first, with “we like ‘em real big and juicy” but you would be surprised at how many of the fairer sex love a good booty as much as you do. The glutes (or butt) are among the largest and strongest muscles in the human body and should be the primary muscle that drives lower body movement (wink wink).

 

With a lack of gluteus muscle you are risking pinched nerves in your lower back and bad knees. You don’t want to be that guy, unable to move and sweating for no reason other than excruciating pain do you?

 

That being said, a strong butt is especially necessary if you spend a large amount of your day sitting. Start your trek to a sweet hiney with Split Squats which are the base exercise to almost all other glute and lower body workouts.

 Split Squats

1. Kneel on one knee like you’re about to propose. Smile because you don’t have to propose. Check your angles in the mirror.

split-squats-v1-01

 2. Keep your feet in the same position and rise to standing.

split-squats-v1-02

 3. Lower your body until your knee is an inch off the ground.

split-squats-v1-03

 

4. Engage your glutes, keep your hips pointing forward and rise to standing.

split-squats-v1-02


 Repeat 10 times on each side. 

Too Difficult try lowering your knee less

 

Too Easy add more reps or dumbbells for more weight

 
Don't Change Much
Don’t Change Much

Do You Like This Blog?

As a national charity, we depend on your donations to provide our services to Canadians. Every contribution counts.

Don’t Change Much is a proven health resource inspiring men and their families to live healthier. With reliable information and easy health tips, we know every guy and their family can make small changes that will greatly impact their health.

Let’s Talk!

Did you enjoy this article? Let us know in the comments.

2 Comments

  1. Avatar

    Thanks, man! Glad you’re enjoying it.

    Reply
  2. Avatar

    thanks

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Our comments are moderated and are made live after they’ve been reviewed. If you disagree with anything in the article or comments please do let us know, but be polite so we can have a constructive discussion where everyone has the opportunity to learn.

More From

Get Active

Toby’s Health Journey: Simple Ways to Be Healthier

Toby’s Health Journey: Simple Ways to Be Healthier

Canadian comedian shares his journey from a worried dad to a man with a plan, who made simple lifestyle changes to be healthier. For many Canadian guys, this bit from Toby Hargrave’s stand-up comedy routine is funny because it’s true: “I’m at that age where sometimes...

How to Use Music to Motivate You to Exercise

Using Music for Motivation with a South Asian Twist With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, gym and recreation centre closures, and cold weather setting in, it’s even harder to get motivated to exercise these days. The good news is that if you need a motivational boost to...

Pin It on Pinterest