• The gluteus maximus or buttock muscle is the biggest of the 639 named muscles in the human body. Reference Links: The longest muscle in the human body is the sartorius. This narrow muscle of the thigh passes obliquely across the front of the thigh and helps rotate the leg to the position assumed in sitting cross-legged. Its name is a derivation of the adjective "sartorial," a reference to what was the traditional cross-legged position of tailors (or "sartors") at work. Reference Link:
  • gluteus maximus extend hip
  • The brain. Not widely used.
  • the gluteus maximus - or as we say in England, the bum. Its purpose is to hold your legs on. If you didn't have a bum, your legs would fall off.
  • latissmus dorsi

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