Are you ready to slide on the shorts and a bathing suit? Ready or not, summer is just around the corner! Instead of being covered in clothes this summer, spend some time covered in sweat preparing for those long summer days. Try incorporating a few of these new exercises into your next leg and glute training to target lifting and tightening the tush and to help ease your booty into a stronger and more confident summer body!

1. Lateral Squat ShuffleRemember to stay low with your chest up while doing this move. For an easier modification, step side to side instead of shuffling quickly.


2. Walking Lunge with Leg LiftFor an easier modification, do this move without dumbbells.


3. Tip Toe Squat: For an easier modification, lower your feet to the ground between every rep or decrease the range of the squat.


4. Plie Squat: For a more intense workout, add dumbbells while doing this move.


5. Reverse Lunge Twist with Weighted Ball: For an easier modification, ditch the weighted ball and decrease the range of motion on your lunge.


6. Reverse Lunge with Front Kick: For an easier modification, Rather than kicking straight from the lunge, step your foot back in to a full standing position and then kick the same foot out in front of you at a lesser height.


7. Power Squat: For an easier modification, do not squat down as deep, and rather than jump, simply rise up and stand on your toes as you extend your legs.

Power Squats

9. Bridge: For an easier modification, lower the height of your lift.


10. Cross Over Lunge: For an easier modification, decrease your range of motion. Don’t cross over as far or lunge as deep.