5-Minute Fat-Blasting Booty Workout With Nicky Holender
We have some great news for all of our many STRONGER workout series fan: Nicky is BACK!
LIVESTRONG.COM has once again teamed up with celebrity trainer and former professional soccer player Nicky Hollender for a new fitness series: Simple. Healthy. Fitness. Each mini-episode brings you one minute of vigorous exercises.
While research has proven that even one minute of high-intensity exercise has major health benefits, we also combined all the moves for a 5-minute HIIT workout that will seriously rock your butt.
At the peak of summer, there's no better time to work the glutes. These quick and easy workouts will get your heart pumping and booty looking rock solid. Watch it and work it.
1. Street Fighter Lunges
Hollender's lunge exercise will help you to tighten some valuable assets.
2. Standing Heel Kicks
The key to kicking your butt into shape here is to keep your head steady and maintain your balance.
3. Single Leg Booty Raise
Think fire hydrants.
4. Glute Lifts
This simple exercise will define and lift your glutes. As Hollender puts it: "If those legs are shakin', I promise you those calories are bakin'."
5. Alternate Booty Raise
Give your booty a raise with Hollender's challenging move.
Try these short bursts of high intensity exercises from Simple. Healthy. Fitness. to help improve your overall mental and physical wellness. Also, you can find the entire five-minute video below.
What Do YOU Think?
Will you be adding any of these quick exercises to your fitness routine? Which of the five exercises above did you feel was the toughest? How do you stay motivated to get off your booty and work it?
Hoku Krueger recently graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in English and Comparative Literature Studies and a minor in French Language Studies. During her time there she wrote for the Occidental Weekly and interned with The Maui News.