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Butt Strengthening exercises- yes start now

butt strengthening 101

Butt strengthening exercises are one of the most important things you can do to recover from or prevent a running related injury. Below we have posted three safe exercises that most runners can perform even when their knee is painful (do not perform these if it hurts your knee). These are exercises that you can perform on a daily basis and are arranged from easiest to most difficult. Start with 10 reps and progress to 30 or more.

Butt strengthening exercises Lift


Lift your butt trying to make a straight line from your ankle to shoulder.

If you don’t have a ball, use a seat or the edge of the bed.

repeat 10 – 30 times

butt strengthening exercises

Butt Lift / Ball Roll

Simultaneously lift your butt and roll the ball toward your butt.


Butt Lift March


Hold your butt up while alternately lifting your legs. Again, if you don’t have a ball it’s not a problem – use the edge of a bed or chair.