Brazil Butt Lift – Higher, Rounder, Tighter!

Brazil Butt Lift by Leandro CarvalhoComing to you from Beachbody and Leandro Carvalho, master trainer and “tush technician”, is Brazil Butt Lift! This 90-day program contains all the workouts you will need to enhance your booty. Leandro Carvalho is with you for every derriere-enhancing step of the program. Brazil Butt Lift includes Leandro’s Dynamic Dozen signature move cards and much more.

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Leandro Carvalho is the creator of the one and only amazing Brazil Butt Lift class at the Equinox Fitness Clubs in New York City. Classes start with with classic pliés and squats, then move on to more advanced combinations incorporating power moves, plyometrics and dance. In his class, body bars are used for added resistance and the choreographed combinations keep your heart rate elevated for fat burning and cardiovascular endurance. Class closes with a freestyle Brazilian booty shake to break down lactic acid and shake off your inhibitions!

Stay tuned for more information about when you can purchase your very own Leandro Carvalho Brazil Butt Lift 90-day program by Beachbody!

In the meantime, you can get try out Leandro’s 5-minute Brazil Butt Lift workout!


  1. Stand with feet slightly wider than shoulder-width apart, arms at sides, toes turned out.
  2. Tuck tailbone under and contract glutes.
  3. Lower body into a pli? squat as low as you can go without allowing knees to creep past toes.
  4. Simultaneously raise arms to shoulder height in front of body, palms down. Hold for 2 seconds, then return to starting position.
  5. After 20 reps, pulse at the bottom for 20 seconds


  1. Stand with feet shoulder-width apart, toes pointed forward.
  2. Squat down until knees are bent 90 degrees.
  3. Squat down until knees are bent 90 degrees.
  4. Step left leg back into a deep reverse lunge, placing right hand along outside of right thigh or touching the floor.
  5. Raise left hand in front of face, palm facing out.
  6. Return to starting position and repeat, alternating sides.

Explosive Lunge

  1. Lunge forward with left leg until knee is bent 90 degrees, directly over ankle, right knee pointing toward floor.
  2. Jump up, pushing off the floor with both feet. Switch legs in midair, landing with right foot forward in a lunge. Continue, alternating sides.

Single-Leg Squat with Towel

  1. Stand with feet together, toes pointed forward, arms at sides with right foot on top of a small folded towel.
  2. Shifting weight to left leg, bend left knee 45 to 90 degrees while sliding right leg and towel slowly out to the side as far as is comfortable for a count of 4.
  3. Slowly draw right leg back to start for a count of 4 while straightening left leg.
  4. Repeat for 30 seconds; switch sides.

Squat with Kick-Back

  1. Stand with legs shoulder-width apart, arms at sides.
  2. Sit back into a squat keeping weight on heels, then lift right leg straight behind you, keepinghips pointing forward while extending arms.
  3. Return to start and switch sides.

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, September 2006.

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