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The 10 Best Butt Exercises for Women Who Want a Toned Booty

The best way to get the booty of your dreams? Get off it and work for it. And while lifting heavy is a surefire way to build gorgeous glutes, sometimes you want to get a little booty burn at home using your bodyweight alone. That's where these best butt exercises for women—straight from trainer and YouTuber extraordinaire Kym Perfetto, aka @KymNonStop—come into play. (BTW she also has a killer circuit to torch your lower abs.)

How it works: Follow along with the video or the step-by-step moves below—as many reps as possible (AMRAP) for the time allotted. Repeat the entire circuit once for a quickie 5-minute butt workout, or repeat twice for double the burn and firm.

Squats

A. Stand with feet slightly wider than hip-width apart.
B. Shift weight back into heels and lower into a squat.
C. Return to standing, squeezing glutes at the top.

Do AMRAP for 30 seconds.

Pop Squats

A. Stand with feet slightly wider than hip-width apart.
B. Shift weight back into heels and lower into a squat.
C. Pop up to stand, jumping feet together, then immediately back out to starting position, lowering back into a squat.

Do AMRAP for 30 seconds.

Squats with Backwards Leg Extension

A. Stand with feet slightly wider than hip-width apart.
B. Shift weight back into heels and lower into a squat.
C. Return to standing and engage glutes to lift straight right leg behind body with foot flexed.
D. Return to starting position and repeat, alternating sides.

Do AMRAP for 30 seconds.

Walking Squats

A. Start in a squat position with feet wider than shoulder-width apart.
B. Remaining in squat position, step right foot forward, then left foot forward. Then step right foot back and left foot back.

Do AMRAP for 30 seconds.

Forward/Back Squat Jumps

A. Start in a squat position with feet wider than shoulder-width apart.
B. Remaining in squat position, hop forward about a foot, then hop backwards to start.

Do AMRAP for 30 seconds.

Single-Leg Deadlift Hop

A. Start balancing on slightly bent left leg, right leg hovering off the floor.
B. Bend at the hips to reach down and touch the floor with right hand, extending right leg backwards.
C. Drive right knee forward to a high knee and push off left foot to hop off the floor, landing back on left foot and reach down to begin next rep.

Do AMRAP for 30 seconds, then repeat for 30 seconds on the opposite side.

Sumo Burpees

A. Start with feet wider than shoulder-width apart apart.
B. Squat down to place hands flat on floor inside of feet. Hop feet back to high plank position.
C. Jump feet forward to land outside of hands, knees bent in a squat. Lift torso up to return to start.

Do AMRAP for 30 seconds.

Glute Bridges

A. Lie faceup with feet planted flat on the floor.
B. Press heels into the floor and lift butt off the ground, coming into a bridge position, forming a straight line from knees to shoulders.
C. Lower hips down to tap ground, then squeeze glutes to lift back up to bridge.

Do AMRAP for 30 seconds.

Bridge Squeezes

A. Start in a bridge position, feet flat on the floor, core tight and butt lifted.
B. Squeeze inner thighs to move knees toward each other. Repeat.

Do AMRAP for 30 seconds.

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