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A big bum, according to science, is the best bum

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Researchers found that sprinters who had larger bums could run up to 44% faster.


18 Oct 2020
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A big bum, according to science, is the best bum

Focussing on the gluteal region can make you a better athlete. Picture: iStock

Today we are talking about bums and why bigger is better, according to science, especially if you are an athlete. If you are reading this article in a coffee shop, give the person next you a little wink. They know you are thinking about the biggest and most powerful muscle in your body, the Gluteus Maximus. The Gluteals – that is the entire bum region – is made up of the Gluteus Minimus, the lower region or crease of the jock trouser line, the Gluteus Medius, which is the outer side of the bum and the Maximus, which is the...

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