gluteus maximus


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gluteus maximus

[′glüd·ē·əs ′mak·sə·məs]
(anatomy)
The largest and most superficial muscle of the buttocks.
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For the quadriceps, hamstrings, abdominal flexors, and gluteus maximus muscles, strength increased from 28.
Gluteus maximus is superficially the largest muscle of the body.
Higher gluteus maximus EMG against backward disturbances may be explained by a co-contraction response in conjunction with antagonist muscles to generally stiffen the hips.
Veritatis Splendor sounds a bit like aurora borealis or even gluteus maximus.
Minor muscles include the latissimus dorsi (back), gluteus maximus (bum) and trapezius (back and neck).
The balance pods, which are in the soles of the shoe create natural instability while you walk and increase muscle activation in the gluteus maximus by 28 percent, the calves by 11 percent and the hamstring by 11 percent.
45 Curragh Hacketts EBF Irish Cambridgeshire 1m Live on ATR Card page 71 j j Key stat Richard Fahey, who saddles Kyllachy Star, has hit the first four with 16 of his 36 runners (seven wins) on turf in Ireland over the last four seasons j j What they say Aidan O'Brien, trainer of Poet, Windsor Palace and Gluteus Maximus "Poet won well at Listed level at Killarney last time.
We found the moment arms of the gluteus maximus in the DLEM to be unacceptable for seated posture.
OK, I'll say just one thing and that is how kind it is of England that after five years of ineptitude they suddenly distinguish their gluteus maximus from their funny bone the week before Frank Hadden's under-achievers are due in town.
Many dancers cannot isolate or properly use the six deep rotators, so they over recruit the gluteus maximus," says Grossman, whose research will appear in a turnout-themed issue of the Journal of Dance Medicine & Science later this year.
The Panasonic Core Trainer is especially effective in working the back, abdominals, obliques, quadriceps, gluteus maximus and thighs.
The firm thigh muscles, those rippling six packs, the parade of gluteus maximus on show - and that's just the telly pundits.