5 Butt Strengthening Exercises for Cyclists

There is no place for modesty in cycling. In the words of Eddie Murphy from The Nutty Professor, “Spandex, all spandex.”

Yes, spandex is what we wear, and we wear it with pride. Unfortunately, this body-hugging material leaves little to the imagination, so body-conscious cyclists need to get their rear in gear to make that posterior worthy of double takes.

The following booty-blasting exercises are the perfect way to improve the aesthetics of your buns while increasing your strength and overall performance.

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Erik Taylor

Erik Taylor is the premiere NASM-certified trainer for runners, cyclist, triathletes and fitness enthusiasts in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. A CrossFit Level 1 instructor, corrective exercise expert and performance enhancement specialist, Erik focuses on functional training. A former competitive cross country and track athlete, Erik understands the commitment involved in being an endurance athlete. Find him at Taylor's Fitness, on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter @Eriktaylorsfit.

Erik Taylor is the premiere NASM-certified trainer for runners, cyclist, triathletes and fitness enthusiasts in the South Bay area of Los Angeles. A CrossFit Level 1 instructor, corrective exercise expert and performance enhancement specialist, Erik focuses on functional training. A former competitive cross country and track athlete, Erik understands the commitment involved in being an endurance athlete. Find him at Taylor's Fitness, on Facebook, and follow him on Twitter @Eriktaylorsfit.

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