What is a time of joy for many women was my darkest hour.
So earlier in the week I told you all about my life with a
, and I promised that I'd follow up with a more permanent solution to rectangle butt--exercise.
I don't know about you, but anytime I try to do more than cardio at the gym I get overwhelmed by all the machines and free weights, and do two reps of something before throwing in the towel (for real, I
Now, I'm serious about building myself a shelf-butt, so I wanted to come up with a really doable workout. Luckily my friends at
) were willing to help, and set me up with a trainer.
Michael Dewar, my butt sponsor, is uber-serious, and comes from Ohio where working out sometimes means lifting logs, rocks, Timberland boots, or I don't know, bottles of 40oz malt liquor. When I told him I wanted a fat ass, he nodded knowingly.
"We can work on your gluteus."
Michael gave me a really easy five-step workout that you can try too. Counting reps is a big
, so I do each exercise until I can't anymore and then move to the next, but if you are a rep counter aim for 20 on each side.
Let's get it on and
1. The Ornery Horse
2. The Beached Whale
3. The Proposal
5. The Public Bathroom
Michael says I only need to do this series three times a week to see results, but I'll probably try for five since I'm going to Miami in two weeks. Now that you've seen my angular butt in all its before glory, I PROMISE to post an after in two weeks.
Are you going to try this too? It's not just for flatties like me; everyone can benefit from some extra muscle back there, just from an athletic standpoint.
Michael Dewar trains at Equinox, 19th Street, New York City.
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