As more and more people work desk jobs, “dead butt syndrome” is becoming a more common thing. Also known as gluteal amnesia, this condition happens when you sit for long periods of time. It can also happen to runners who don’t do any other form of exercise. Over time, the muscles weaken and cause lower back pain when you’re sitting.
The good news is: Dead butt syndrome has an easy fix. Work the muscles that activate your glutes with bridge pose, and side leg exercises.
Have back pain?Don’t spend your time focusing on building back muscles, especially in your lower back.
Researchshows that strengthening your glutes and hips will do a better job at saving your lower back than spinal exercises.
Gluteal muscles (anatomy) with Sam Webster Back to the backside with a look at the three gluteal muscles and what they're there for. And what is Trendelenburg's sign?
The Backhealer Method is a simple and effective self-care method that personalizes the ancient therapeutic practices of breathing, massage, and movement to stimulate the body's innate healing response to back pain.