17 Squat Variations That Will Seriously Work Your Butt


3. Sumo Squat

Image: Katie Thompson

Your legs are larger and your toes are more turned out in a sumo squat, which works your internal upper legs and also glutes a little bit more than a conventional squat.


– Stand with your feet bigger than shoulder-width apart, toes ended up, arms on your sides. palms in.

– Involve your core and keep your breast lifted and back level as you change your weight into your heels, press your hips back, as well as bend your knees to decrease into a squat. Bend your joints as well as bring your hands with each other in front of your breast.

– Drive with your heels to stand and squeeze your glutes at the top for 1 rep.

Targets the gluteus maximus, quadriceps, inner thigh muscles, hamstrings, and also core.

4. Squat Jack

Image: Katie Thompson

– Stand with your feet with each other. Clasp your hands with each other before your breast.

– Jump your feet out to ensure that they’re slightly wider than shoulder-width apart. Engage your core and keep your chest raised as well as back level as you move your weight right into your heels, push your hips back, and flex your knees to reduce right into a squat.

– Drive via your heels to stand as well as leap your feet back together, pressing your glutes at the top, for 1 rep.

Targets the gluteus maximus, quadriceps, internal upper leg muscular tissues, hamstrings, and core.

Related: 20-Minute Full-Body Kettlebell Workout

3 of 10