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what are the muscles in the butt called?

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Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Gluteus: There are actually three separate muscles that compose the buttocks: gluteus maximus, gluteus medius and gluteus minimus. Some athletes and weight lifters commonly call them collectively, the "gluts", pronounced gloots.

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A 21-year-old member asked:

How do I keep my muscles from cramping and stiffening?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Stretching: Muscles need to be exercised. Stretching and strengthening of muscles will help them be in optimal health, minimizing cramping and stiffness.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Which muscles are affected first?

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Dr. Andrew Malinchak
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Muscles affected.: The question doesn't make sense. Please rephrase.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Are there muscles that are not affected?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Need more info...: In order to answer your post i need more information. Muscles affected by what exactly?
A 32-year-old member asked:

How quickly can you gain muscle?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
No answer!: To many age, hormonal, and exercise variables, including machines versus free weights, intensity, repititions, length of workout, etc. However, the gains made early are neural gains, where you learn to contract muscle in synchrony and relax opposing muscle. Muscle cell growth starts 2 & 1/2 weeks after starting a program and will continue for months!
A 41-year-old member asked:

What can I do to get a six pack and more muscle?

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Dr. Amir Khan
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Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Hard work: Start with a proper nutritional and exercise plan. Consult a nutritionist and a certified trainer. Hard work will payoff. Ofcourse genetics plays a role too....

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