💪Having strong gluteus mediums muscles is vital to help maintain support and stability of the hip, improve athletic performance, and mitigate the risk of stress injuries to the lower limbs.
🏃♀️Gluteus medius is an important muscle in walking, running and single-leg weight-bearing because it prevents the opposite side of the pelvis from dropping during walking, running and single leg weight-bearing.
✅Where is Gluteus medius is located❓
Gluteus medius is located on the lateral aspect of the upper buttock, below the iliac crest.
✅Strong gluteals are important for proper pelvic alignment, propulsion during walking and running, and even standing on one leg. Gluteals also help support the lower back during lifting, and help prevent knee injuries."
What other exercises strengthen Gluteus Medius❓ Non weight bearing and basic weightbearing exercises such as clam shell exercises, side lying hip abduction, standing hip abduction, and basic single leg balance exercises. All of which I regularly include in my ‘Online Pilates Classes’.
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