Lift, Tighten and Strengthen Your Booty the Booty by Brabants Way

The Booty by Brabants Fitness Class

Booty by Brabants Workout
Kelly Brabants, Booty by Brabants

My "Booty by Brabants" (BBB) fitness class, which I teach at BFX Studio in Boston’s Back Bay, has proven to show amazing results and promote the inner confidence of women.  I designed the workout to lift, tighten, and strengthen the booty, all to the beat of the music.

"BBB" is a high-intensity, cardio-based and booty-shaping workout completed in a 50 minute time-frame. The heart pumping and high energy movements are designed to ignite the core, booty, legs and arms through squats, lunges, kicks, pushups and plyometrics. I truly believe in working hard to reach your goals, and I strive to be creative and make every workout a fun experience for my clients. Each of the exercises provided in this workout are incorporated into my classes, and can be done easily at home. All you need is a mini resistance band, a small hand towel, and of course, some upbeat music!

About the Author: Kelly Brabants

Booty by Brabants is a fitness and lifestyle brand inspired by the Brazilian booty. Founder Kelly Brabants is a trained dancer and certified personal trainer who worked professionally in NYC and LA before moving back to her hometown of Boston to create the Booty by Brabants brand. Kelly’s vibrant energy and Brazilian roots are reflected in her teaching style and fashion line where the booty is at the heart of all movements. BBB's mission is to inspire confidence and empower women to feel sexy both in the gym and out on the town. In addition to her Booty by Brabants class, Kelly also loves to box; she teaches a boxing class at BFX Studio called “Box & Bell”, a high intensity workout that combines boxing and Kettle-bells.

Kelly is wearing the Booty by Brabants leggings in Royal ($65).

Lateral Mini Band Walks

Mini Band Side Slides
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Start by placing a mini resistance band below the knee. First take one big step to the side, and then take a little step in to keep tension on the band. Take five steps to the right, making sure your toes remain parallel and forward-facing, then take five steps to the left. Do three sets (right and left makes one set). This is a great exercise for glute and core activation - I love to incorporate these into my BBB warm up!

Booty Jack

Booty Jacks
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This exercise incorporates one jumping jack followed by a squat jump.

Do a jumping jack, bring your feet together, then perform a squat jump reaching your fingertips to the floor as you squat down before leaping up into the air. That's one rep 0 do three sets of 10 reps.

Mini Band Squat Jumps

Mini Band Squat Jumps
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Start by placing a mini resistance band below your knees. Start in a squat position with your feet hip-width apart. Lower yourself into a squat before you push off into a jump, trying to keep tension in the band.  Do 10 reps, rest for 20 seconds, then repeat two more times.

Reverse Lunges With Towel

Lunge Slides
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Begin by folding a small hand towel into a square; this will be used as a glider for your foot. Start in an standing position, one foot on the towel. Slide back into a reverse lunge, bending both knees to a 90 degree angle. Squeeze your opposite glute as you return to standing, pulling your back leg forward to start. Do three sets of 12 reps on each side.

The Booty Burpee

Booty Burpees
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Start in a low squat position with your chest up. Step your right leg back, and then your left leg, which will put you into a high plank position. From your high plank, do one pushup, then lunge back to your initial squat position. Push off from your squat and jump, tapping your heels in the air at the height of the jump. Do eight in a row, rest for 20-30 seconds, then repeat two or three more sets.

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