Although squat is the best leg and butt workout out there, some people try to find alternatives that are on par with regards to effectiveness and result with squat. And to get that dream booty you always wanted, here are some of the best alternative butt workouts you can do.
Single Leg Lift Kettlebell
Get a kettlebell with enough weight you can carry in your left hand, stand on your right leg and keep the other leg a bit on the ground while maintaining your posture. Bend you left knee and lean you upper body forward while the free leg is extended backward for balance. Slowly lower down the kettlebell close to the ground and return to start position. Do the move with the opposite side. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.
Stand straight with feet shoulder-width apart and place your hands on your hips. Step your left leg backward across your other foot and gently lower your knee to the floor. Your right knee should be just above your right ankle while maintaining your torso in an upright position. Lower your hips until your right leg is parallel to the floor. Hold this for at least 2 seconds then return to start and repeat with the other side. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.
Fire Hydrant and Leg Extension
Get on the ground and start on all fours, put your knees, hip-width apart and place your hands below your shoulders. Keep your knees bent in a 90-degree angle then lift the left leg to your left side and extend it. Pause for at least 2 seconds and bend it again. Return to start position and repeat. Do 4 sets of 15 reps.
Put a sturdy bench or some chair in front of you, make sure it’s stable. Place your right foot on the center of the bench while holding a barbell behind your head or dumbbells on both hands and step up on the bench and bring your left knee forward while above the bench. Lower back down and switch legs. Always observe proper posture. Do 4 sets of 20 reps.
Bear Plank Leg Lift
Get on the ground and start in plank position forming a straight line. Your shoulders should be just above your wrists. Bend both your knees. After that bend your right knee 90 degrees behind you back and squeeze your glutes while lifting your right leg, raise your heel as much as you can and hold for at least 2 seconds. Lower your leg down and repeat with the other leg. Do 4 sets of 12 reps.