Besides looking great in bikinis and skirts, the butt and thighs are super important for body function and fitness. While working these areas will help you to tone and tighten, the butt and thighs are also crucial for everything you do in daily life.  focussing on butt and thigh exercises is good for weight loss
Strengthening the butt and thighs (specifically the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, tensor fasciae latae and quadriceps) will help you to perform your daily activities, and are especially important when squatting or standing to pick up or hold your children.

There are many great benefits to working the butt and thighs

  • reduced back pain,
  • a stronger pelvis
  • better supported knees and ankles

When the butt and thighs are strengthened, the glutes are able to balance and stabilise the hips, allowing the hip flexors to move with ease, reducing the risk of back pain and reducing chance of injury.
Many exercises work these important muscles, however squats and lunges are often favourites among athletes and trainers, as they activate a variety of muscles in the butt and thighs, while strengthening the entire lower body and core at the same time.

Not only do butt and thigh exercises help to shape and tone the lower body, they also increase overall body strength and function to support daily movements such as bending, lifting, twisting and moving.
Making these exercises a part of your daily routine will help move you towards your goals, while improving your balance, strengthening your core, reducing the risk of back pain, knee injuries and/or ankle instabilities.
It is also important to remember that the glutes are our prime movers, our body’s stabilisers and the major generators of propulsion in walking and moving. The butt and thighs help to shape our lower body and they also help us in everything we do.
Butt and thighs are certainly on the minds of most women on their way to achieving fitness goals, and the exercises in the August 28 Day Challenge will help to fast track those goals with excellent fat burning, strengthening and toning in both areas.
Written by Marissa Nieves, Healthy Mummy Fitness Expert

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Every month on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge, we run a BRAND NEW 28 Day Menu with a different theme so you NEVER get bored!
Next months theme is the FAMILY FRIENDLY MEALS plus some fantastic exercises to tone up your butt and thighs! – Perfect for getting the whole family involved in healthy eating and of course getting in shape for the summer months ahead.
If you are curious about the 28 Day Challenge recipes then we have a FREE 28 Day Challenge FAMILY FRIENDLY recipe and exercise pack for you to try HERE.  August family friendly challenge
Find a delicious range of healthy recipes, packed full of energy boosting ingredients and nutrients together with easy to achieve exercise.

About the 28 Day Challenge

A few key things to note are:

  • The Challenge menu is FULLY customisable
  • You have access to over 1700 exclusive recipes
  • You have access to over 300 exercise routines
  • Meals are family friendly and are made in under 10-20 minutes

For a limited time, we are offering you a HUGE DISCOUNT on the lifetime membership discount on the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge – you can see this awesome offer here.

Here are some INCREDIBLE results from mums on the 28 Day Challenge.

Rae Willingham lost 15kg on the challengesFlash back Friday weight loss results - Rae

Rae says “I am a different woman!!  No longer am I sad and shy and fearful of judgement.  I’m proud and sassy and I own my stuff!  I couldn’t have achieved all that I have without The Healthy Mummy. I feel ALIVE and I can thank the 28 Day weight loss challenge and Healthy Mummy smoothies for that.  Never did I think that I would feel sexier and more confident 3 kids down but I do! Xx”

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