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Gluteus Maximus or Gluteus Maximus Muscle Anatomy and Overview
The gluteus maximus is make up of upper fibers and lower fibers.
Gluteus Maximus Function
The function of the gluteus maximus is hip extension, hip external rotation, hip transfsverse abduction and hip adduction.
Gluteus Maximus Origin
The origin of the gluteus maximus is onto the Ilium, sacrum and the fascia of the lumbar area.
Gluteus Maximus Insertion
The insertion is onto the femur and tibia.
Gluteus Maximus Other/Similar Names
Other names for this muscle group or similar muscle groups referred to the 'Gluteus Maximus' are: Butt, Bum, Rear Hips, Glutes, Gluteus Maximus, Ass, Lower Body
Gluteus Maximus Exercises
This is a complete list of Gluteus Maximus weight lifting exercises. If you don't know where else to find exercises to work your Gluteus Maximus try the above exercise link.