Booty, butt, backside, rump, caboose or tush — whatever you call it, your derriere is comprised of some of the largest and strongest muscle groups in the entire body. More specifically, the gluteal maximus, medius and minimus are responsible for the extension, abduction and internal or external rotation of the hip joint.

Strengthening the gluteal muscles doesn’t just make your rump rounder, it can also help improve posture and overall athletic performance.

So, if you’re looking for a class that incorporates glute work, don’t worry — we’ve got your back(side).

Outlined below are 4 high-intensity, low-impact Group Fitness Classes that pay special attention to the glutes.

SoulBody BARRE™
SoulBody BARRE™ is an invigorating total-body workout that uses progressive techniques and dynamic choreography to transform and strengthen the entire body.

This class utilizes the principles of various disciplines like yoga, dance and traditional interval strength training to activate the whole body. Knowledgeable instructors will guide you through various training routines, while glute bridges, plies, curtsy lunges, leg lifts and ball squeezes set your glutes ablaze.

SoulBody BARRE™ will sculpt your backside and boost your power and stamina.

BODYPUMP™
Often referred to as “Pump”, BODYPUMP™ is one of the fastest ways to get in shape.

With the help of a weighted barbell and key strength training movements, BODYPUMP™ shapes, tones and strengthens your entire body, especially the glutes. This 60-minute workout specifically utilizes exercises like weighted squats, lunges, deadlifts and clean and presses to activate all three of your gluteal muscles.

Set to chart-topping music and guided by passionate instructors, this class will inspire you to push past your limits and give you the booty of your dreams.

RPM™ and RIDE™
These high-energy indoor spinning classes are filled with seated and standing climbs intended to activate your glutes and thighs. Simulated cycling through hills and trails paired with interval training makes both RPM™ and RIDE™ perfect for anyone looking to activate their lower half.

If you want a more challenging glute workout, up the intensity by adding a little more resistance and get the most out of each class!

CXWORX™
This effective yet intense workout hones in on the muscles that connect the upper and lower body, making it ideal for toning the abdominal and glute muscles.

This workout also helps improve functional strength to assist in injury prevention. Using resistance bands to complete exercises like squats, lunges and deadlifts, CXWORX™ isolates and strengthens each of the three gluteal muscles.

Are you interested in strengthening and sculpting the glutes? Any of the four classes outlined above are a good way to start. 

Plus, you don’t have to be a GoodLife Fitness Member to give them a try. Click here and start your free 3-day trial today!