Why is the gluteous maximus the largest muscle in the human body? Explain the physics.

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The gluteus maximus is the largest single muscle in the human body by mass.  There are three gluteus muscles (maximus, medius, and minimus) that help connect the femur to the pelvic bone.  The...

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