The gluteal muscles are one of the largest muscle groups in the body. The muscle groups are considered difficult to exercise, but it’s not the case.
The gluteal muscles - a group of four muscles that make up the buttocks are the large muscles above your hamstrings that are responsible for moving your hips and legs. If you don’t have strong butt muscles, you may find the load on your back too heavy. Moreover, you may experience pain and discomfort in your lower back.
Glute exercises serve both aesthetic and functional purposes for your body. The main benefits of glute workout include ensuring good hip and leg movements. Moreover, doing butt exercises will help strengthen your lower back, preventing various back-related injuries. In this way, glute exercises also contribute to evenly balanced body and musculature. If you don’t have tight butt muscles, your body may not be as functional as it could be.
You rely on buttocks’ muscles for a number of body actions such as lifting your legs, climbing the stairs or stepping on a step stool. You may find your body tired after climbing a few flights of stairs when you have weak butt muscles.
There are several benefits to tightening butt muscles, although it is important to make sure that you are able to do it with ease and don’t inflict any injury.
There are several exercises that can help strengthen and tone your butt, including hip extensions and lunges. Lunges and squats help strengthen your buttocks’ muscles, but there are certain glute exercises that only aim at working gluteal muscles.
The basic glute exercise (lower-body workout with donkey kicks)
Glute exercises on a chair
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