Anatomy in detail.
The largest skeletal muscles of the body, the left and right gluteus maximus muscles form the superficial muscle layer of the buttocks.
The gluteus maximus muscles attach to multiple structures, many more than the current standard description covers.
The gluteus maximus muscles - a mass of muscle tissue spanning the posterior pelvis, within a web of connective tissues and attaching the sacrum and coccyx (bottom of the spine), the top of the femur and the pelvis itself.
The gluteus maximus muscles cover a lot of complicated anatomy in the pelvic region - many smaller muscles and a complex web of connective tissues that are prone to stress and pain.
When the gluteus maximus muscles are engaged (contracting) they exert influence on many structures in the pelvic region, so it is important that they are balanced and working correctly.
The gluteus maximus muscles work in tandem with the rectus femoris muscles, providing the strength and stability for the legs to move through a full range of movement when connected to Base-Line support.
Technique: Base-Line to legs.
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