Gluteus Medius

gluteus medius

Located to the upper outer region of the buttocks, the gluteus medius is one of the three gluteal muscles.

The gluteus medius can be exercised with movements which involve the abduction and lateral abduction of the hip. Effective exercises for this are the standing leg abduction using a low cable pulley and the seated hip abduction machine, which are found in most gyms.


Other names

  • Glutes
  • Butt
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