Tag Archives: glutes

Weak Glutes in Runners

Many runners are told they have “weak glutes”. But, what exactly does that mean? Are strengthening exercises needed? How does it affect my running? Let’s clear up the accuracy surrounding the term “weak glutes”. Glute Anatomy We have three glute muscles; Gluteus Maximus, Medius and Minimus. For the sake of this discussion, “glutes” will refer…
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Weak Glutes. What does that mean, anyway?

I am often told when I meet a new patient, “I have weak glutes”, or, “My glutes aren’t firing properly”. They may have been told this from a health care practitioner or they went to Dr. Google to do some research. Let’s clear up what “weak glutes” actually means. Quick Glute Anatomy - We have three glute muscles: Gluteus…
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