Add some hills to your usual power walk, suggests Pasternak. "Incline walking activates your glutes and hamstrings, plus it's easy on the knees," he says. On a treadmill, set the incline to level 8, and walk at a pace of at least 3.5 mph for 30 minutes. Also try hiking, mountain biking, and climbing stairs.
Targets: Hip flexors, glutes, hamstrings, quads, and area just above the knee
Stand on left leg, 2 to 3 feet in front of chair, with right foot on seat behind you, leaving slight bend in right knee. Keeping hands by chin and chest up, bend left knee 90 degrees as right knee inches toward floor. Make sure left knee doesn't just past toes. Hold for 1 count. Return to start. Do 10 reps. Switch sides and repeat. Do 3 sets per side.
"If you're extra curvy, minimize the size of your rear with pants or shorts that have longer, lower pockets," La Morte says. "If you've got a flat butt, create an instant boost with smaller, higher pockets."
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