How To Get Strong Glutes  [9 Best Exercises For Women]

How Do You Get Strong Glutes?

To develop strong glutes, you need to do exercises that train hip extension, hip external rotation, and hip abduction or the gluteus max, med, and min!

Gluteus maximus

The gluteus maximus is the biggest of the three and the one you probably think of the most when you hear glutes. It is the most visible of the three.

Gluteus medius

The gluteus medius lies right under the gluteus maximus and functions to abduct (or more away from your body) and externally rotate your hip.

It is the smallest of the three and lies underneath the gluteus medius. 

Gluteus minimus

The Best Glute Exercises

The Hip Thrust

The hip thrust is a simple exercise that maximally trains hip extension.


The squat is the king of the lower body exercises and is a great way to build a strong booty.

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