Buttocks (Gluteus Maximus) Exercises

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Exercises


Fly Push Ups
Summary

This exercise is designed to strengthen the side abdominal muscles in addition to the chest, shoulders and triceps.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks
  • Equipment:
  • Categories: Core, Strength
Ankle on the Knee Glute Stretch
Summary

This is a simple glute stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Glute and Thigh Stretch
Summary

This stretch focuses on the glutes and inner thighs.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Buttocks and Outer Thigh Stretch
Summary

This exercise is great after any sport. It focuses on stretching the glutes and outer thigh muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Butterfly Stretch
Summary

This stretch focuses on the groin (inner thigh) and gluteal muscles.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Toe-Touch Hamstring Stretch
Summary

This is a basic hamstring stretch.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Forward Lunges
Summary

This exercise is designed to work both your quads and your glutes. It is great to do before any kind of sport involving running, or just at the gym.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Strength
Standing Squats (No Weights)
Summary

This exercise is designed to strengthen the legs and gluteal muscles. The squat is a great overall exercise that requires many stabilizing muscle groups as well.

  • Muscle Group: Hamstrings, Quads
  • Equipment: Bench
  • Categories: Balance, Dynamic Warm-Up, Strength
Hip Flexor Stretch on Knees
Summary

This exercise is great after a warm up. It helps stretch the glutes and hamstrings of the front leg, and the hip flexors and quads of the back leg.

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Groin, Lower Back, and Hamstring Stretch
Summary

This exercise is designed to stretch the groin, lower back, and hamstrings

  • Muscle Group: Chest
  • Equipment: Medicine Ball
  • Categories: Stretches
Crunches on the Exercise Ball
Summary

This is a simple crunch exercise on the ball.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Lats
  • Equipment: BOSU
  • Categories: Core, Pilates, Strength
Bridge Ups
Summary

This exercise focuses on working your abs, lower back, and shoulders.

  • Muscle Group: Buttocks, Calves
  • Equipment: Exercise Tube or Band
  • Categories: Core
Dumbbell Reverse Flies
Summary

This exercise focuses mainly on the rear shoulder (posterior deltoid) and on the upper back muscles.

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  • Categories: Strength