Lately my glutes have not been sore whatsoever after leg day. They use to be sore as hell when I did ATG Smith Squats, but i've stopped doing them because it eventually hurt my knees. MY question is, is it okay that my glutes are not sore after leg day? Are they still working? EVERY OTHER part of my leg is sore but not my glutes. Thanks
07-15-2009, 04:25 AM #1
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Glutes not sore after Leg Day????In life you struggle to get the weight off your shoulders, in the gym you struggle to pile it on
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07-15-2009, 06:05 AM #6
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Get into a power rack and do some ATG squats, then some leg presses with full ROM. Also try romanian DLs, they are brilliant for glute stimulation - really squeeze your glutes when you drive your hips forward.
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07-15-2009, 02:02 PM #11
squeeze your glutes as you go up and as other people said, push from your heels (helps if you curl your toes).
if you need to look in the mirror and see if you can squeeze your glutes, your back will straighten out a little when u do and your ass will bounce up.
question i have for people is when during the squat should you be able to squeeze your glutes.
i cant squeeze them during the bottom 1/2 to 3/4 of the squat. they generally squeeze during the top 1/4 of the motion straightening my knees out, also contracting my quads. (basically i cant contract glutes without contracting quads also but i can do quads without glutes) dunno if thats just how the body is designed or my CNS doesnt have good enough muscle control.
07-15-2009, 03:26 PM #12
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