Build a better butt without equipment

With these 7 moves, you'll get a booty worth bragging about. Bonus: No machines or weights needed!
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Rear raiser

With feet shoulder-width apart, squat all the way down, fingertips on floor slightly in front of feet. Keeping fingertips on floor, lift hips, extending butt toward ceiling with knees slightly bent (as shown). Return to start for 1 rep. Repeat.

ALSO WORKS THIGHS

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Prisoner squat

Stand with feet hip-width apart, hands behind head, elbows out. Squat (as shown); stand, crunching left elbow to left hip. Return to squat. Repeat on right. Alternate sides for 30 seconds.

ALSO WORKS ABS, OBLIQUES, THIGHS

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Twisted lunge

From Bound Lunge, bring hands in front of chest, palms pressed together. Twist torso to right, placing left elbow on outside of right knee, squaring shoulders (as shown). Hold for five breaths. Repeat moves from Horse Stance, using opposite arms and legs and twisting in opposite direction, or flow to next pose.

ALSO WORKS LEGS, SHOULDERS, ABS, BACK

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Soccer sculptor

Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, hands on hips. Squat, then stand and forcefully bring right leg across and in front of body, leading with heel, as if kicking a ball, left arm swinging in front, right arm behind (as shown). Return to start. Switch sides to complete 1 rep. Repeat.

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Booty bridge

Lie faceup with head away from wall, right knee bent and foot on floor, left knee bent 90 degrees with foot pressing into wall. Extend right leg toward ceiling and lift hips until body forms a straight line from left knee to shoulders (as shown). Pause, then lower hips for 1 rep. Do 15 reps. Switch legs; repeat.

ALSO WORKS ABS, HAMSTRINGS

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Morning riser

Lie faceup, right arm extended to ceiling. Using left arm for support, sit up, keeping right arm up (as shown), then stand. Reverse to start, keeping right arm raised throughout. Do 15 reps. Switch sides; repeat.

ALSO WORKS SHOULDERS, ABS, THIGHS

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Bicycle buffer

Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, hands behind head. Squat, then stand, lifting left knee across body (as shown) toward right elbow at center. Return to start. Switch sides to complete 1 rep. Repeat.

ALSO WORKS THIGHS, ABS, OBLIQUES

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