Hop To It
For a tight, shapely rear, nothing beats 1-legged hops. The starting position is similar to running, but take you’ll need to take away a leg. The arm pumping motion will be the same as in running and you should try to keep your torso as upright as possible.
Beginners should take small hops at first and be careful to land with their knees aligned with their toes. 10 seconds per set for each leg should do the trick. Work up to 4 sets.
The exercise forces the glute of the support leg to work twice as hard as usual, thus creating the cheek shape that we all crave. Happy hopping!
Swimsuit Ready Challenge
This exercise is part of our Swimsuit Ready Challenge (April 2-30, 2012). Do this exercise and comment below “I did this!” to be entered to win our $100 and $50 giveaways. You may enter up to one time per day through April 30th.
Also – be sure to share this on Facebook, Pinterest and other sites to let your friends cheer you on or – better yet – join in on the challenge so they can hang out on the beach with you this summer!