gluteus

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Related to gluteus muscles: gluteus medius, gluteus minimus
  • noun

Synonyms for gluteus

any one of three large skeletal muscles that form the buttock and move the thigh

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Tissue deformations were calculated from the MR scans, separately for the gluteus muscles, the superficial fat tissue (between muscle and skin), and the muscle and fat together as one effective "soft-tissue" material (Figure 2).
They are working on his hip, thigh and gluteus muscles using an exercise called resisted abduction.
And while you may have evolved sweat glands, gluteus muscles and naked skin, natural selection didn't provide you with shoes, knee braces and athletic support.
The series of small, painfully concentrated leg lifts works your outer thigh and gluteus muscles, inching you closer to the famed "Bar Butt.
When skiing, your quadriceps and gluteus muscles are put under a lot of pressure, so prepare with squats.
introduces the viewer to the Pulse concept of micro movements within a posture, and targets key areas such as abdominal, lower back, and gluteus muscles, as well as toning one's upper body by alternating right and left pulse movements with free weights.
Buttock clenching can also help to rotate the pelvis backwards as well as firm up the gluteus muscles.
Tested at the University of Michigan, the Bun & Thigh Doer[TM] isolates the gluteus muscles while stimulating the quadriceps, adductors, hip flexors, hamstrings, and lower abdominals.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the left hip region demonstrated a fatty degeneration of the left gluteus muscles.