5 Best Yoga Poses for Strong and Toned Glutes

Best Yoga Poses for Strong and Toned Glutes

Ever wondered how to get that perfect butt? Did you know that you can get toned butt by performing simple yoga poses for glutes? 

Yoga Poses for Strong and Toned Glutes

Here you can find out what yoga poses could help you get those toned glutes and the enviable posterior!

Mountain Pose (Tadasana)

mountain pose for inner thighs

The most common pose of them all, the Mountain pose or Tadasana is one of the best poses for toning not just your thighs and glutes, but also your calves and feet.

How To Perform:

  • Stand straight on a yoga mat.
  • Straighten your knees and keep your soles flat on the ground.
  • Get your feet together. Your heels shouldn’t be more than one inch apart.
  • Keep your arms loose and let them hang by your sides.
  • Gaze straight ahead for around two minutes
  • Rest.

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Pigeon Pose (Kapotasana)

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The Pigeon pose is a complete body workout, and this yoga for glutes also helps in improving your leg flexibility and loosening your hip flexors. Soccer players usually perform this yoga asana to tone their thighs.

How To Perform:

  • Stand straight on a yoga mat.
  • Bend your knees and kneel on the ground.
  • Now stretch your right leg out behind you.
  • Keep extending your right leg until your left knee and left foot are next to your right hip.
  • Keep your toes pointed.
  • Lean forward and push your chest out.
  • Hold this pose for around 25-30 seconds.
  • Switch sides and repeat with the other leg.

Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana)

happy baby pose for hips

The Happy Baby Pose (Ananda Balasana), is another variation of the Balasana. It has many health benefits like easing digestion, reenergizing your body, and stimulating the nervous system.

How To Perform:

  • Lie down on your back on a yoga mat.
  • Begin raising your legs above your stomach so that they are at a right angle to the floor.
  • Extend your hands and use your index fingers to grab your toes.
  • Holding onto your toes, bend your knees and press them towards the floor.
  • Hold this pose for around 15-20 seconds.
  • Get back to the starting position and repeat.

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Warrior Pose (Virabhadrasana)

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The warrior pose is one of the best yoga stretches for glutes that helps in toning and loosening those tight hip flexors. If you practice this pose religiously for 3 months, you will be on your way to supremely toned glutes and buttock muscles.

How To Perform:

  • Stand straight on a yoga mat.
  • Now keep your right foot ahead and bend your knee.
  • Turn your left foot so that it is at a 90-degree angle with the right leg.
  • Now stretch your arms out and keep them in front of you.
  • Keep your palms facing downwards and gaze straight ahead.
  • Hold this pose for around 75-90 seconds.
  • Rest and repeat.

Cobra Pose (Bhujangasana)

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The cobra pose is an important yoga pose for glutes. This stretch not just helps to tone your glutes but also helps ease kidney stone pain and tone your lower back.

How To Perform:

  • Lie down on a yoga mat with your stomach on the mat.
  • Ensure that your legs are flat on the ground.
  • Flatten your hips so that your thighs and toes are also on the ground.
  • Begin raising your torso, but remember to keep your lower body grounded.
  • Arch your back towards your feet.
  • Continue the motion until you feel a stretch.
  • Hold the position for 10-15 seconds.

So, perform these yoga poses and tone your glutes starting today. Tell us if you know any more yoga poses to tone the glutes. Leave a comment below.

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