Want a gorgeous, toned bum? Here are the best exercises for your glutes and thighs.Donkey kicksStarting on your hands and knees, keeping your core tight and back flat, raise 1 leg and keeping knee at 90 degrees. Push that leg as high as you can in the air and lower back down, repeat for 12 reps, then switch legs.Aim for 4 sets of 12 reps.Model: Sara Fennell; Photo credit: Jamie Watling Photography
Back support + front support + pike Pilates is brilliant for strength and conditioning without expensive equipment.How toSit with feet close to your bottom and with your hands behind. Press into feet and hands to lift off mat.Turn body over to kneeling on hands and knees, press hands into mat and extend right leg back to plank position.Repeat with left leg. Hold for one-plus minutes.Aim for 10 reps.Sharan Simmons (pictured) is a senior Pilates instructor at Pilates Alliance Australasia.Browse more pilates moves or connect with us on Facebook.