The butt (glutes or gluteus maximus) muscles are important from two perspectives: health and vanity.
Health, because the butt muscles are primary muscles for most movements & will increase stamina in most everything you do, like climbing stairs, getting out of a chair, squatting to pick up a baby off the floor, or walking. Latest research is showing that your waist-hip ratio may be key in determining your risk of diabetes, heart risk and more.
Vanity and exercises below ..
Vanity, since these butt muscles (or glutes) give your body shape, and we are physiologically trained to use them as a way to evaluate how attractive someone is. Also, more muscle in your butt (or your body) will increase your metabolic rate, so you will burn more calories and fat naturally!
So, if you’re looking to get your behind in shape, here’s a list of exercises that would be very effective: