The gluteus maximus is the largest muscle in the human body and is responsible for hip extension and rotation. Isolating this muscle can lead to improved strength, size, and definition of the glutes. Here are twelve exercises that effectively isolate the gluteus maximus:
1) Barbell hip thrusts, 2) Glute bridges, 3) Single-leg hip thrusts, 4) Cable pull-throughs, 5) Donkey kicks, 6) Frog pumps, 7) Seated band abductions, 8) Reverse hypers, 9) Side-lying clams, 10) Bulgarian split squats, 11) Single-leg deadlifts, and 12) Step-ups.
By incorporating these exercises into your lower body training routine, you can effectively isolate and develop your glute muscles.