Butt-building exercises shouldn't be reserved for women in bikinis. "Your glutes are one of your body's largest and most powerful muscle groups," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., creator of Men's Health StreamFIT. "Targeting them makes you stronger in every other lower-body exercise you do and activates one of your top calorie burners."

Start working your gluteus to the maximus today. Watch the video below for 12 awesome ways to hammer your backside. Add the exercises to your routine to rev your metabolism, increase strength, and build a better butt.

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And for more than 200 follow-along workout videos from Gaddour, check out Men's Health StreamFIT!

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