\ ˈglüt How to pronounce glute (audio) \

Definition of glute

: gluteus usually used in plural

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Then, press through your right heel, squeeze your glutes, and engage your core to stand back up. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Get a Full-Body Workout With This 3-Move Circuit From Celebrity Trainer Erin Oprea," 13 Mar. 2019 This move works your glute maximus, lower back, and hamstrings. Jenny Mccoy, SELF, "Strengthen Your Glutes With This 5-Part Banded Circuit From Dogpound Trainer Emily Samuel," 13 Feb. 2019 This move targets the glutes and quads more than other moves due to the squat position. Jen Murphy, WSJ, "His Gym Class Turns Into a Bollywood Musical," 9 Feb. 2019 Start in a high plank with your palms flat on the floor, hands shoulder-width apart, shoulders stacked directly above your wrists, legs extended behind you, and your core and glutes engaged. SELF, "A 15-Minute No-Equipment Core Workout You Can Do at Home," 18 Jan. 2019 Types of workouts include HIIT, total-body strength, cardio, and routines geared toward certain areas, like arms, abs, or glutes. Alexa Tucker, SELF, "Everything You Need to Know About 10 Popular at-Home Workout Programs," 13 Jan. 2019 Always remember that squeezing your glutes and quads is key to reap all of the benefits of a kettlebell swing. Amy Marturana, SELF, "How to Do the Perfect Kettlebell Swing," 4 Jan. 2019 Lateral Lunge Press Improves: Quads and glutes for conquering steep hills and elevations Hold a free weight in your right hand and take a large step to the left., "4 essential strength training moves for cyclists," 5 June 2018 After all, those glutes are the foundation for the running, jumping, and kicking the actress does on set., "Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Plank Attack’ Move Will Tone Your Glutes and Core at Once," 17 May 2018

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1984, in the meaning defined above

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\ ˈglüt How to pronounce glute (audio) \

Medical Definition of glute

: gluteus especially : gluteus maximus usually used in plural

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