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OUTER THIGHS - GLUTEUS MEDIUS and MINIMUS (ABDUCTORS)
Gluteus Medius and Gluteus Minimus are the hip abductors. They originate from the external surface of the Ilium and attach to the femur.
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Gluteus and minimus pull the legs out away from the ce
Abs: Abbreviation for abdominal muscles. A set of eight small muscles located below the chest. These eigh ...
Gluteus medius and minimus pull your legs outward. Inline skating, skiing and dance work these muscles.
Adductors - Muscles of the inner thigh that pull your legs together. They attach the pelvis and the femur (or thigh bone).
Large Bottoms: There are three large muscles in our buttocks : gluteus maximus, medius and minimus. These create the shape, but not the size of our rear ends.
The gluteus medias and minimus lie directly beneath the maximus. The primary function of the gluteus maximus is to extend the thigh at the hip and also to rotate the thigh away from the midline of the body.
There are actually three sets of gluts, gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, and gluteus minimus, which mean maximum, middle, and minimum respectively. "Glutes" as a nickname almost always refers to just the gluteus maximus.
Gluteus Muscle Group - Muscles of the middle hip and buttocks area including gluteus medius, minimus, and maximus. Hamstring muscles are also included in the gluteus muscles.
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"I view thighs from three directions: front (quadriceps), rear (hamstrings) and outer (gluteus minimus -- that pretty little hollow in the outer seat area)," says the fitness expert.
Gluteus maximus, medius and minimus or "glutes" - The 3 muscles of the buttocks and hips that extend your thighs forward and to the side (abduction) and rotate your legs at the hips. Walking, running and climbing all work the gluteus maximus.
I love this move for targeting the smaller muscles of the butt, specifically the gluteus medius and minimus along with the outer thigh. Because there's a squat involves, you're also getting the Big Mama Butt Muscle - the gluteus maximus as well.
The gluteus medius and minimus are located around the body part of your pelvis, so they are not as apparent. All three glute muscles are involved in rotation and extension of your leg.
Gluteus Maximus, Medius And Minimus Or "Glutes": These are the three muscles of the hips and buttocks that extend your thighs backward and to the side (abduction) and rotate your legs at the hips.
Why: Lateral lunges target all of the muscles of the legs, but are especially beneficial for strengthening the gluteus medius and minimus—the muscles responsible for stabilizing the hip.
Focus strength training on weaker phasic muscles such as the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius/minimus and hamstrings over the quadriceps.
Abbreviation for gluteus maximus, medius and minimus; the buttocks muscles.
The ranking system for a specific carbohydrate's blood sugar response, developed for diabetics but is useful for dieters.
Gluteals - Abbreviation for gluteus maximus, medius and minimus; the buttocks muscles.
Glycemic Index - Applies to the amount of sugar in one's blood. The normal range is 70-110mg/100 ml.
Gluteal muscles (gluteus maximus and gluteus minimus) and Hamstrings (biceps femoris, semimembranosus, semitendinosus)
Abductors - Muscles of the hip that pull your legs apart. Gluteus medius and minimus pull your legs outward. Inline skating, skiing and dance work these muscles.
Once that is in order, they set up a program to attack the target area, which is made up of three main muscles: gluteus maximus, gluteus minimus and gluteus medius.
Primarily pertains to the gluteus maximus muscle, which forms the bulk of the buttocks shape. Other gluteal muscles include gluteus medius and gluteus minimus
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riding your bike uphill, standing out of the saddle, you'll quickly become aware of the contribution your gluteal muscles make in riding a bike. This is a group of muscles that consists of the gluteus major, gluteus medius, and the gluteus minimus, ...
Barefoot running shoe styles started with the Nike Free, the Vibram FiveFingers, the Saucony Kinvara, and the New Balance Minimus, says Michael J. Chin, DPM, founder and medical director of The Running Institute.
The lower back muscles consist of the erector spinae, rectus abdominis, transverse abdominis and deep intrinsic muscles, all of which provide both voluntary movements and stability. The gluteus medius, minimus and hip flexors are also responsible ...
Gluteus medius and minimus - located at the side of the hip
Gluteus maximus, hamstring group, piriformis - located in the back of the hip and upper thigh leg.
Hip adductors - located at medial thigh.
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