My glutes suck! It’s a wonder I still have a somewhat perky butt, however, the muscles underneath definitely need help.
I can see from checking out my site that I have a distinct bent for health-related topics but I role with what I have at the moment! And that would be glute complaints.
Much Glutes About Nothing
Did you know that having underperforming glute muscles can cause lower back pain and sore knees? I know! I didn’t either.
Did you know that having trouble climbing stairs, balance problems or just feeling tired after a walk can mean your glutes are not large and in charge? Say what?
Structural Information on Glutes
According to The Better Butt Challenge, “Unfortunately, the glutes are a funny muscle group – while they are incredibly powerful, they also can be extremely lazy. Many people have inactive glutes, where their muscles simply have forgotten how to function correctly. Guess what this leads to? A flat butt, and posture problems.” among other things! Here is a link to their site which explains in detail the three main muscles that make up the glutes as well as other very helpful information:
What Are We Going To Do About This?
Here are some suggestions I found by GTS:
From Dr. Axe, here are 20 exercises that you can do at your desk that include some simple ones like tightening your glute muscles and holding. While this might not build you a bigger more voluptuous butt, it will strengthen the muscles. Take a look here: https://draxe.com/exercise-to-do-at-your-desk/
For those of you who would like to add some Yoga into your life here are some poses from DoYouYoga that help activate glute muscles: https://www.doyouyoga.com/6-yoga-poses-that-activate-the-glutes/
Don’t Just Sit There! Get Up And Do Some Of This Stuff!
I was talking to myself of course, but you can listen in too! The mantra “Move It Or Lose It” is not a lie!