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Build a better backside

Build a better backside

Originally Published: July 6, 2011
By Paige Greenfield

Odds are you've got quads of steel, but what about your glutes? Meh, right? "Many women tend to be powerful through the front of their bodies, but weaker in the posterior chain of muscles including the hamstrings and glutes," said Mike Robertson, C.S.C.S., the co-owner of Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training. One reason is life tends to favor the front: Standing up from a chair and climbing stairs, for instance, uses more quad than ham strength. What's more, our naturally wider hips make ...

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