Leg and Glutes Workouts Hockessin DE
Tighten Legs and Glutes
Tighten Legs & Glutes
Our society makes such a big deal out of butts. The posh posteriors of celebrities are scrutinized all the time. Take J-Lo for instance and the too big versus scrumptious debate.
I know I spent a great deal of time criticizing my own lower half it started when I was just a little girl and I spent more time criticizing my behind than doing anything about it until I was into my late 20s. It seems the quest for a tight, perky behind is sought by many with chubby, post-pregnant, lumpy, skinny and nonexistent butts of all kinds.
The first way to overcome the butt, is to understand the butt. Our behinds, posteriors or more correctly our glutes consist of 3 muscles - the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. The gluteus medius and gluteus minimus are the muscles that sit on either side of the hips. These are essential for the internal rotation of the thigh basically for moving the hips.
The largest of the 3 muscles, rightly dubbed the gluteus maximus is needed for hip extension (tilting the thigh or pelvis backward), leg adduction (spreading the legs apart) and leg abduction (squeezing the legs together). Strong glutes help us do more than look sexy in our underwear. They also help us run, walk, climb stairs, squat down to pick things up and stand up from seated positions.
If your glutes are either too big or too small you need to do the same thing to fix them. First you need to shed the fat covering the muscles; then you need ...