Amanda Latona Shows How She Gets Those Glutes Bodybuilding
Hey, everyone atBodybuilding . My name is Amanda Latona. I am the 2009 Flex Bikini ModelSearch championships winner. I am a Team BSN sponsoredathlete and an IFBB Bikini Pro, as well as a Muscle Fitness Hers cover model. I am here today going to showyou a pro bikini glute training workout so you, too, can havesculpted bikini glutes
like a pro. If you're a beginner atexercising, don't worry, don't be freaked out, I'm gonna walkyou right through everything. Start light. You know, you don't have to dothe heavy rep range or the heavy weights like I do, or don'tstart with all of the exercises. Say, choose threeinstead of five.
Although I train every body partonce a week, I actually train glutes twice a week. I do it once on a Monday whenI'm strong, I'm fresh, and I do it again on a Friday. I mean, who doesn't wanta great butt, righté Yeah. Butts are back.
Okay, guys. Here we are on the leg press. Today I'm choosing to do myfavorite positioning, which is feet together. It allows me to lift heavier,get a little more strength behind me, and also shapes theouter sleeves, which is a very nice look to have. We're gonna start heavy on this,so choose a weight that can
allow you to do 10 to 12 reps. If you need a spotter, get one. Safety is first, guys. Gotta keep it safe. So what you want to do isyou don't want to start down here.' cause you never want to haveyour knees going over your toes. I like to do rightin the middle.
Remember, the higher you go up,the more emphasis you get on the glutes, which is why we're here. Okay, here we go. Also, when you're doing this,remember to press through your heels. Whenever you press through yourheels, basically, I like to be able to lift my toes up, 'causethat's how I know that I'm definitely gettinghittingthe glutes.
8 Best Bodyweight Exercises Ever HIT EVERY MUSCLE
What's up guysé Jeff Cavaliere, ATHLEANX.COM. We're going to continue our series today ofour 8 Best Exercises. This time covering the 8 Best Bodyweight Exercisesyou can do. And we're going to mix it up guys, it's notjust strength training exercises but conditioning as well. If you want to be an Athlete, you've got totrain like an Athlete. We're going to combine both strength and conditioningto cover each of these 8 exercises. And guess whaté
We're going to cover your whole body too andthe only piece of equipment that you'll need to manipulate your own bodyweight for a fewof the exercises is a single Pullup Bar. Guys if you don't have one already, investin one. 10 to 15 bucks is well worth your development here. So let's get it started. The 8 Best BodyweightExercises you can do. Alright let's kick this list off the rightway, with the old classic Pull Up. There's no way that we can get through an8 Best Exercises list without including this one
because it simply is one of the best thingsyou can do for your upper body and it is a great Bodyweight option. Now let's say you are not getting enough outof a Pull Up. Or you're looking for something more advanced or more difficult, we can involve more muscles in the exerciseby simply switching our grip. And the thing here guys you will see, thecommon theme with all these exercises is there are certainly ways to modify to make these exercises more of a regressionto make them easier or make them a progression
to make them harder. And being able to master that is the key. Because you never want to get stagnant withany of your upper body exercises or any of your Bodyweight exercises period. So here if I switch my grip up to what wecall the Commando Pull Up. Now I've got a Core involvement because mybody wants to twist in one side as soon as you take this over under grip. You can't let that happen.
We're going to let our Core kick in and actuallyhelp us to stay stable while we Pull Up to each side of the bar. Of course a little bit extra Forearm involvementhere, a little bit of Biceps, never a bad thing here when we're trying to Amp Up theintensity of the exercise. Let's stick with that theme though, as wemove to number 2. Let's get those Biceps a little bit more involved. And of course let's get that Core a littlebit more involved too just by flipping the grip all the way over to what we call a ChinUp Knee Up.
And you can see as I do this exercise, it'stwo parts. The first part is getting my head up over that bar through a natural Chin Up. Which we know that positioning will work ourBiceps a lot more than it would in a normal Pull Up positioning. And of course, let's involve those Abs aswell by finishing with the Knee Up. Guys a great way to get more out of your BodyweightExercises and Training is to put more in them. And you can see this exercise gives us thatopportunity. Add a few more muscle groups, make the movementa little bit more complex but you're going
7 Most Explosive Home Exercises BODYWEIGHT
What's up, guysé Jeff Cavaliere, AthleanX . If you're a serious lifter, no doubt by nowyou've figured out that bodyweight training deserves to play a part in your overall trainingpicture. However, what a lot of people don't realizeâ€“ athlete or not â€“ one of the most important aspects that you could apply to your bodyweighttraining is explosiveness. Today I wanted to show you seven of the bestexplosive bodyweight exercises that you could do anywhere that you need to start incorporatingand guess whaté Even if you're a beginning I'm showing youa way to work your way up so each one of these
exercises is going to have a little bit ofan easier version â€“ not easy â€“ a little bit easier than the one I show you so youcan have somewhere to start and work yourself toward. Now, one disclaimer: we all know those bodyweightexercises are pretty damn impressive looking, but the number of people that can actuallydo them are very little. Like a superman pushup, or a clapping pullup. If you can't do these there's no use of tryingto do them. You're going to wind up either hurting yourself, or maybe squeezing out onerep, or two reps and that's not enough to
cause a change. I want to give you guys practical exercisethat you're going to be able to use starting now. So, let's get this list rolling. Thefirst exercise up is a power plank up. It's great for building upper body explosivenessand tying it in with your core. Remember, bodyweight exercise are almost always goingto rely on the strength of your core. This is no different. You have to get yourself from an on toes position,on your elbows and explode up in one move to try to land up on your hands. Again, youneed the stability of your shoulder so it's
a great workout for building that, but youalso need the strength of your upper body, your triceps, your chest, and of course thecore strength and stability to get up here. If you can't do this just yet, don't worry.Come down onto your knees and start building up the ability to explode from there. As youget stronger you'll be able to get up on your toes and keep the progression going. Now don't be confused by this second exerciselinking back to that clapping pullup. There's a big difference here. This is an underhand,this is a chinup position and we're just doing a plyoversion.
The real value of doing a plyochinup isthat you want to be able to release the bar by building your pull through strength. Yousee, people think about just pulling to the bar, but in order to build true, upper bodyexplosiveness you have to be able to have the ability to pull through the bar. This is what a plyochinup does. By havingus in this underhand position we get a little extra help from our biceps and we get thatreally good eccentric when we grip the bar to kind of slow ourselves down. If you can't do this extreme version of thisthere is a step down version that involves
just one arm. Now, you're probably thinkingquot;One arm is going to make it harderquot;. No. One arm stays on the bar, that's controllingyou, then you let go with the other arm and now you're basically doing the eccentric onthat one side with the assistance of the arm that's still in contact with the ground. Tryit. You'll see the difference. It's a little biteasier and you're obviously going to want to work on each side individually until youbuild up the strength to be able to release the bar entirely. Next we hit the lower body. This one with the glut, hamstring, singleleg plyobridge. I love this exercise. It