According to Dictionary.com, "glutes" is a slang abbreviation that refers collectively to the gluteal muscles, especially the gluteus maximus. These muscles make up the buttocks. This abbreviation is most commonly used i... More »

The glutes, or gluteal muscles, are located on the back of the pelvis region in humans. These muscles combine with a layer of fat to provide a cushiony layer of flesh to sit on. More »

To perform a glute ham raise, you need a sturdy glute ham raise bench. Take time to adjust the bench properly, and position yourself on the bench with your knees under the knee pad and the back of your calves against the... More »

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A forward lunge targets the abdominal muscles (transverse abdominus and obliques), the glutes (gluteus maximus, gluteus medius/minimus), the anterior thigh muscles (quadriceps) and the posterior thigh muscles (hamstrings... More »

Everyday Health explains that the gluteal muscles, abductor muscles, iliopsoas muscle and rector femoris muscle attach to the hip bones. These muscles provide range of motion in the hip, keep the body upright and assist ... More »

The process of throwing a shot put involves many muscles in the body starting at the bottom with the leg muscles, including the quadriceps, hamstrings and glutes. Other muscles such as the abs, pectorals, deltoids and tr... More »

The glutes, or gluteal muscles, are located on the back of the pelvis region in humans. These muscles combine with a layer of fat to provide a cushiony layer of flesh to sit on. More »