"Today we are doing a fan favorite—standing glutes," says Spencer. "We are going to feel a deep burn in those glutes, really working on our lumbopelvic stability for our low back and hips, finding a lot of good balance, and—you guessed it—getting a good glute burn."
If you're wondering WTF "lumbopelvic stability" is, you're likely not alone. What Spencer's referring to is a strengthening of the muscles that stabilize the lumbar spine, the hip muscles that help to stabilize the pelvis, and the abdominal muscles, too. Pilates practices, in general, have been shown to improve this mobility-enabling and athletic performance-enhancing form of trunk-based stability. This routine is no exception.
But that's just an added bonus of Spencer's latest Good Moves workout, the focus of which is on strengthening the behind. As noted above, the benefits of doing so are myriad: strong glutes can, for example, minimize the risk of injury to the knees, groin, hamstrings, and lower back while supercharging your athletic performance.
So whether you want to feel confident about flaunting your haunches on IG like Lizzo, become a stronger athlete, or improve your overall ability to simply get around, this routine can help. To reap its benefits, scratch your next scroll break and press play on the video above.
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