These simple exercises will help tighten and strengthen your legs and round your butt. You don’t need to go to the gym or buy barbells; all you need is some time and ankle weights.
1. The Legs and Butt Workout
Perform these workout 3 or 4 days a week. Make sure to separate your sessions by a few days. Repeat every exercise at least 20 times.
2. Side lungs
3. Bulgarian lunges
Take a chair and put your right foot on it. Bend your left knee at a 90- degree angle. Your knee shouldn’t go beyond your toes. Repeat with your other leg. Perform 20 reps.
4. One-leg squat
As shown in the picture above, put your right leg on your left knee. Make a squat. Repeat with your other leg. Perform 20 reps.
5. Fire hydrants
Put your hands and knees on the floor. Then, raise your straight left leg in the air and out to the side at a 90-degree angle. Repeat with your right leg. Perform 20 reps.
6. Front lunges
Start into a lunge position with your left leg step forward. Keep your knees at a 90-degree angle. Your left knee shouldn’t extend beyond your toes, and your right knee shouldn’t touch the ground. Repeat with your other leg. Perform 20 reps.
7. Leg raises
Lie down on your right side, as shown in the picture. Start raising your straight left leg as high as possible. Switch legs and repeat. Perform 20 reps.
8. Donkey kicks
Put your hands and knees on the floor. Then, raise your left leg back to create tension in your butt. You can do it in different ways: with a straight leg or with your leg bent at the knee. Switch legs and repeat. Perform 20 reps.