\ˈglüt \

Definition of glute 

: gluteus usually used in plural

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Generally, knee and lower-back issues come from a weakened posterior chain—glutes, hamstrings, and calves. Abigail Barronian, Outside Online, "Here's How to Get Stronger After 50," 12 June 2018 Pushing through your left heel and squeezing your left glutes, straighten your left leg and return to stand. Ashley Oerman, Cosmopolitan, "6 Exercises Women With Big Boobs Need in Their Lives," 11 Jan. 2018 Stay low; this keeps the work on your glutes (butt). Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Stepping up your training can boost your heart, lower-body muscles," 11 July 2018 This plank variation energizes the chest, core, shoulders, glutes, quads, biceps, and triceps by forcing them to lift and lower your body weight., "A total-body workout that focuses on sculpted arms," 1 May 2018 After all, running uphill helps strengthen both the glutes and hips. Cassie Shortsleeve, SELF, "5 Surprising Things I Learned Training for My First Marathon," 1 Apr. 2018 Work on properly hinging your hips and activating your glutes. Alexa Tucker, SELF, "5 Beginner Strength Training Tips Emma Stone's Trainer Uses With All His Clients," 13 Mar. 2018 Sit forward and hold onto the front sides of the machine to really activate your glutes. Julie Mazziotta,, "Kim Kardashian West Shares 7 Exercises to Get Her 'Toned Butt': 'I Love Seeing the Results'," 20 Feb. 2018 This type of training really activates the lower body musculatures and increases the toning of the upper legs and glutes. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Stepping up your training can boost your heart, lower-body muscles," 11 July 2018

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1984, in the meaning defined above

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\ˈglüt \

Medical Definition of glute 

: gluteus especially : gluteus maximus usually used in plural

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