Gluteus

How To : Do a simple gluteus maximus stretch exercise

Learn how to perform a kick-butt stretch exercise for your glutes with this video tutorial. Whether you're looking to warm up, wind down or just increase your flexibility, a good stretch routine can go a long way. However, with stretching, as with any exercise, a basic mastery ...more

How To : Do a supine bridge to work your gluteus maximus

The supine bridge is a great exercise for the glutes/butt. It is relatively easy to perform and requires no fancy equipment. While the butt is the primary focus, the supine bridge also works all thigh and hip muscles (e.g. hamstrings, quadriceps, etc), and even the abs. These ...more

How To : Tone your gluteus muscles with a butt exercise

This workout video gives an exercise for you butt or gluteus muscles to tone and strengthen them. Most weight-bearing leg exercises will work out your gluteus muscles to a degree. The same is true with various gym classes, running, rollerblading and ice skating. You can decide ...more

How To : Warm up and cool down for pilates

Sophie Rycott demonstrates how you can warm up and cool down for pilates. There are four warm ups: shoulder rolls, feet circles and flexes, hip rotation, and arm opening. There are four cool downs as well: neck and spine stretch, hip and gluteus stretch, hip flexor stretch, an ...more

How To : Tone your butt with yoga and Tara Stiles

Yoga is for everyone, not just yoga lovers. It helps relieve stress and tension. This how-to video has yoga poses to help you firm your butt. Watch and learn how a few lunges and beds can help strengthen your gluteus maximus.

How To : Do the Swan Dive Graceful Rock pilates exercise

Swan Dive Graceful Rocks is a variation on the original Pilates exercise "Swan Dive." It strengthens the gluteus muscles (so your butt will get firmer.) and increases flexibility of the spine. Keeping your abdominal muscles engaged throughout will increase core strength and pr ...more

How To : Dissect a human to see the hip and thigh

Here, in this video tutorial on the anatomy of a human cadaver, you'll see how to dissect a human corpse, specifically the hip and thigh. You'll learn all about the science of the muscles, vessels, and nerves of the hip and thigh. Get out your scalpel and get learning. This e ...more

How To : Open hips with prenatal yoga poses

This yoga how-to video tutorial demonstrates prenatal yoga poses to help open the hips. Prenatal yoga hip opening poses help to facilitate the opening of the pelvis to prepare for the baby to descend through the birth canal. They increase flexibility in the muscles that attach ...more

How To : Do a kneeling glute kickback

Here is an exercise that really works the gluteus muscles. It is relatively easy to perform. However, for this exercise to be effective, it does require a bit of skill and proper technique. A workout mat is recommended. Get on your hands and knees. Ensure your back is flat. S ...more

How To : Do the beginner pilates move Heel Beats

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more

How To : Do bridge exercises with Brooke Burke

This exercise video for women, featuring Autumn Calebrese and Brooke Burke from Modern Mom, show you how to work your abs and stomach area! In "the Bridge," you arch your back slowly, working the gluteus maximus as well as the core area in general. Do about twenty-five repetit ...more

How To : Do the Heel Squeeze pilates exercise

The Heel Squeeze is derived from the principles of classical pilates exercises. This pilates tutorial teaches how to engage the gluteus maximus muscles without engaging the lower back muscles. We demonstrate this exercise both with and without a small ball, but the ball is def ...more

How To : Do the beginner pilates move One Leg Teaser

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more

How To : Do a supine abdominal bridge exercise

The supine abdominal bridge is a great core exercise. It is relatively easy to perform and requires no fancy equipment. While the abs are the primary focus, the supine abdominal bridge also works the thigh and hip muscles (e.g. gluteus, hamstrings, quadriceps). They each allow ...more

How To : Do a good morning back exercise

Good mornings are used primarily to work the lower back muscles. The hamstrings and gluteus muscles are also involved in the movement. This exercise is not without controversy. Some maintain that good mornings can lead to lower back injuries. While this might be true in rare ...more

How To : Do the beginner pilates move Shoulder Bridge Prep

Search "Pilates animation" on Wonderhowto for other more videos by this user. If you are looking a for a quick pilates reference, take a look at this pilates animation. This a quick & easy, clearly explained diagram of the pilates mat exercise: Classical Pilates for Beginners ...more

News : Why is ACL Injury More Common in Female Athletes?

The sudden deceleration, shifting in the knee, popping sound and screaming from the intense pain that immediately follows is becoming increasingly common among our young athletes. Those who have witnessed or suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are familiar with th ...more

How To : Do a prone hip extension on a ball

The prone hip extension exercise is used to target the gluteus muscles. It is relatively easy to perform. This exercise is sometimes called the reverse hyperextension. To begin, lie down on a stability ball. Ensure your stomach is on the ball, and then place your elbows and f ...more

How To : Do a hip abduction on a workout ball

Here is a simple exercise you can do for the gluteus muscles. Abduction means to move away from the center of the body. In this exercise, your leg will move laterally (outward). When the leg moves laterally, the primary muscle being worked is the gluteus. Instructions: Lean ...more

How To : Do a side kick with o-loop resistance

If you are trying to work the hips and butt, this exercise is for you! The side kick mainly targets the gluteus muscles. Any movement away from the center of the body is known as "abduction." To perform the side kick exercise with resistance, place the tubing around the ankle ...more

How To : Do an outer thigh lift

The outer thigh lift is a great way to work the butt. Whenever leg abduction (movement away from the midline of the body) takes place, the gluteus muscles are involved. Instructions for the outer thigh lift are as follows: Lie sideways on an exercise mat. Place your arms in a ...more

News : Why is the ACL Injury More Common in Females?

The sudden deceleration, shifting in the knee, popping sound and screaming from the intense pain that immediately follows is becoming increasingly common among our young athletes. Those who have witnessed or suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are familiar with ...more

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