Glutes 'not firing'?: How to make the most of the biggest muscle in your body

Sedentary lifestyles, poor posture and overtraining can all lead to ineffective use of your backside

Glutes not firing
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Your gluteus maximus is, as suggested by its name, the largest muscle in your body. It's crucial to providing powerful pedal strokes.

The maximus is aided by the gluteus medius and gluteus minimus, which provide stability and help to control muscle contractions.

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