What are ‘the Glutes’?

To me, they are the goddess of all muscles. To you, they may be what you sit on all day. In a mans eyes, they give beautiful, rounded, appealing curves to a woman’s body. For an athlete, it’s what can give them power, and advantage over a competitior. To a fitness model, it’s what gives them a well shaped, and strong behind that helps to create stature and stage presence.

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In simplicity, they are the group of muscles in your butt – Aka booty, ass, behind, toosh, posterior, hiney, derriere, and the list goes on. They are 3 of the main muscles that contribute to movement, function, and stability in the lower body; the Gluteus Maximus, Gluteus Medius, and Gluteus Minimus. They should ideally operate efficiently in most lower body movements such as squats, deadlifts, and lunges.

glutes2In the post to follow, I will be covering why it’s of utmost importance to have strong, well functioning Glutes, and why I think they are the goddess of all muscles. Click here

photddgfggdoKim is a Personal Trainer at NAFC whose areas of expertise & interest include; strength training, (with an emphasis on the lower body and Glutes), core, Kettlebell, running, & triathlon training.

Kim is running a series of workshops that teach you technical & practical skills to build stronger Glutes & core. Enquire today.