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With every new year comes thousands upon thousands of New Year’s resolutions. Many people hope in a plan to create better habits and make positive changes in their lifestyle. Whether you are trying to lose weight or get healthier, incorporating new exercises in your workout can help you in achieving your New Year’s goals. A lot of people notice stunted progress or slower results throughout their fitness journey. But, you should be aware that there are many new exercise trends you can bring in your workout routine to make it more innovative, effective, and fun.

Bird Dog

In essence, a bird dog is quite similar to The Standard donkey kick as you are required 2 assuming all fours position with your back flat. It’s important to not Arch your lower back during this exercise. To do this exercise, get in the all fours position and raise your left arm and right leg holding the position for 5 to 10 seconds. Then, you can alternate sides raising the opposite arm and opposite leg. Make sure you eat to keep your stomach Titan firm while performing this exercise, performing two to three sets and 5 Reps for each side. This exercise is great because it works Mini muscles including the gluteus maximus muscle, trapezius muscles, and the deltoids.

Hip Thrusts
Another great weight training exercise that targets the glutes are hip thrusts. Hip thrusts can be done lying with your back on the floor or you can elevate your upper back on a chair or bench for more resistance and a deeper, more intense hip thrust. Is the exercise can be done with or without weights, but it is strongly recommended to use a heavy set of weights to really give the glutes a workout, build muscle, and tone. To do this exercise, you need to lay on your back with your feet flat on the ground and knees pointed upwards. You want to use your glutes and hips to push upwards. While your pelvis is up, you can hold this position for 5 seconds and then bring your glutes back down to the ground.

Poor Man’s Leg Curl (1 leg)

If you would like more of a challenge this new year, then the poor man’s leg curl will be a great addition to your workout. For this exercise, you will need to lay your back on a bench or chair and put both feet up on the chair. One leg should be raised off of the bench about 1 foot high while the other foot remains pressed into the chair. The idea is very similar to the hip thrust in that your glutes will be off the ground. Arms should remain by your side while you push upwards with the foot that is still on the bench.

Sometimes an old routine can get boring after a while. By adding 1 or two of the be above exercises to your workouts, you’ll be able to spice up your routine and give your workout an upgrade while discovering that you are actually utilizing new muscle groups that you aren’t used to.

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