Good gracious, I do hope not. If they boast more than a passing acquaintance with the backs of your knees, though, this one’s for you. All together now, for a final, rousing verse: do your buttocks hang low?
The Glute Bridge
Also known as the ‘Butt Lift’ – need I say more?
1. Lie flat on the floor on your back, with hands by your sides and knees bent, feet hip-width apart.
2. Pushing through your heels, lift your hips off the floor whilst keeping your back straight and neutral. Hold this position for 1-2 seconds.
3. Slowly lower back down to the start position and repeat.
To make the exercise harder, perform the bridge on one leg at a time. You can also hold a weight plate in your lap for added resistance.
Illustration: George Morton