5 Pilates Magic Circle Moves For Your Glutes
You remember the scene — that one in Sex and the City when Richard's assistant walks in on Samantha in the shower.
He jumps back — aghast — and responds with a simple, "Wow." Samantha shrugs, crediting her killer physique to a dedicated Pilates routine. I remember that as a pivotal moment in my childhood . . . one of the first times I understood the unstoppable power of a confident woman. And sure, in the end Samantha may have used that scene to trick her boyfriend into saying, "I love you," but let's focus on the female-empowerment bit, shall we?
Whether you're a SATC fan or not, most of us know that Pilates is a standout form of exercise. Like yoga, it strengthens your core while improving flexibility. But like strength training, it has the muscle-boosting benefits you need to look toned. It also just so happens to be the best thing you can do to get that Summer-ready booty. All you need is a magic circle, which costs less than $30 on Amazon. Most of these exercises can even be done in the comfort of your own home.
Read on for my favorite glute-improving routine. We might not all be Kim Kardashian, but that doesn't mean we can't have a boastful backside.