Episode from the podcastComplete Human Performance Radio

Everything You Need to Know about Training Your Glutes

Released Thursday, 15th August 2013
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Your butt is important.

Yes, it’s helpful for sitting and a few other essential purposes. However, it’s also a muscle group that can have a big impact on your performance and appearance.

Learn how to get awesome glutes from Bret Contreras, aka "The Glute Guy."
Your glutes — the muscles around your posterior -- play a key role in powering your leg movements and stabilizing your upper body during daily activities. 

If you’re a physique athlete like a bodybuilder or model, then the appearance of your butt also matters. As Bret Contreras says in this podcast — your butt can be a "deal breaker" if you’re competing in a physique sport.

In this podcast, Bret Contreras, aka “The Glute Guy” is going to share his 20 years worth of knowledge on glute training with you. You’ll learn:


  • How to avoid the most common mistakes people make when training their glutes.

  • The best exercises you should use to train your glutes.

  • How and when to use these exercises in your workout program for best results.

  • How to modify your glute training for aesthetic versus athletic goals.

  • Why men and women may need to train their glutes differently, and how to do so.

  • How your genes affect your glute development.