Fitness

Moves to strengthen and tone your glutes

Got flat buttocks? Get off your seat and try these yoga moves to get them into shape

The yoga high lunge pose can help to activate your glutes and make them stronger and tighter.
The yoga high lunge pose can help to activate your glutes and make them stronger and tighter.ST FILE PHOTO

Most of us sit down all day, no thanks to the sedentary nature of our jobs. When we sit for long periods, the muscles in the buttocks weaken because they are not used.

Over time, this can lead to a condition called glute amnesia, which literally means that your glutes "forget" how to function.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 26, 2019, with the headline 'Moves to strengthen and tone your glutes'. Print Edition | Subscribe