Bret “Glute Guy’ Contreras PhD is a teacher, innovator, personal trainer, bestselling author, researcher, international lecturer, and lifter.
His great Instagram page has over 1.1 million followers.
Best known for his glute training methods, he has established himself as the world’s leading expert in gluteal muscle functioning and development, strength training, and program design.
In addition to developing a comprehensive glute training system, Bret discovered and popularized the barbell hip thrust exercise and invented the Hip Thruster and Skorcher machines.
He is the author of bestselling books Bodyweight Strength Training Anatomy, Strong Curves (2013) and Glute Lab: The Art and Science of Strength and Physique Training and has published over fifty peer-reviewed studies on strength training.
He has also contributed to well-known industry publications including Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Oxygen, and Muscle & Fitness and is considered the OG when it comes to all things glute training
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