Butt Ups

Butt Ups


This exercise involves lying on your back with your legs straight up in the air and lifting your hips off the ground, engaging your core and glutes. It targets the lower abs and helps to strengthen and tone the entire core.

Muscle Group

Equipment Required

Butt Ups Instructions

  1. Start by lying flat on your back with your arms extended above your head and your legs straight out in front of you.
  2. Engage your core muscles and lift your legs up towards the ceiling, keeping them straight and together.
  3. At the same time, lift your upper body off the ground and reach your arms towards your toes.
  4. Pause at the top of the movement, then slowly lower your legs and upper body back down to the starting position.
  5. Repeat for the desired number of reps.

Butt Ups Form & Visual

Butt Ups

Butt Ups Benefits

  • Strengthens the glutes and hamstrings
  • Improves hip mobility and stability
  • Helps to prevent lower back pain
  • Can be done with minimal equipment
  • Targets the muscles used in running, jumping, and other athletic movements

Butt Ups Muscles Worked

  • Glutes
  • Hamstrings
  • Lower back
  • Core

Butt Ups Variations & Alternatives