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gluteus

, glutaeus
any one of the three large muscles that form the human buttock and move the thigh, esp the gluteus maximus
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Accordingly, the method and system developed in this study focus on the mechanical interactions between the IT and underlying gluteus muscles during sitting.
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).
The gluteus muscles in our buttocks, the most powerful in the body, often carry a huge burden of emotional tension, as well an unwelcome fat and waste.
anuleaf AD is an adhesive device that relieves friction between the inflamed anal area and gluteus muscles.
When skiing, your quadriceps and gluteus muscles are put under a lot of pressure, so prepare with squats.
Buttock clenching can also help to rotate the pelvis backwards as well as firm up the gluteus muscles.
I suggest you have your feet evaluated for hyperpronation by an orthotist or podiatrist and it would probably be beneficial for you to concentrate on strengthening your quadriceps and gluteus muscles.
Because all the moves have their origin somewhere along the core--the perenium, gluteus muscles, and abdomen--the trunk of the body develops strength, tone, and flexibility, which, combined, also enhance one's ability for deeper breathing and greater weight bearing.
The Leeds runner suffered sciatica problems prior to her Olympic debut and the cause was subsequently diagnosed as a torn muscle between her hamstring and gluteus muscles.
Swimming works essential sex muscles - abdominals, arms, gluteus muscles, hamstrings and quadriceps - has cardiovascular benefits, improves circulation, increases muscle tone and strength.